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hide one's head

Definition of hide one's head in English:

Cover up one’s face or keep out of sight, especially from shame: if that happened you might as well hide your head
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  • Certainly, there are moments that resonate beyond others, and everyone associated with that debacle should just hide their head in shame.
  • They stared at him, until he hid his head in shame.
  • I looked at Deidre again, and she was still hiding her head in her hand, shaking it as if she couldn't believe she'd just done that in the elevator.
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