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bury one's head in the sand

Definition of bury one's head in the sand in English:

Ignore unpleasant realities.
Example sentences
  • Being one of these people who buries their head in the sand and ignores imminent problems, I just pushed myself too far lately and ended up just losing it.
  • Clay Serby's remarks brought quick condemnation from other politicians and farm groups but Serby defended himself by saying that anyone blind to this potential reality is burying their head in the sand.
  • She said she was almost positive Carla knew about this - how could the rumours have missed her - but that she chose to ignore it, burying her head in the sand.
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