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hang one's head (in shame)

Definition of hang one's head in shame in English:

Be deeply ashamed: a record that should make them hang their heads in shame
More example sentences
  • Jonathon nodded, hanging his head like an ashamed child.
  • Instead, I placed my elbows on the counter and hung my head, sighing deeply.
  • I hung my head in shame and bought three extra sessions with the personal trainer immediately.
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