bury\ one's\ head\ in\ the\ sand

• hide one's head in the sand
• bury one's head in the sand
• have one's head in the sand
To keep from seeing, knowing, or understanding something dangerous or unpleasant; to refuse to see or face something.

If there is a war, you cannot just bury your head in the sand.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • bury one's head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bury one's head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bury one's head in the sand — To refuse to face the facts • • • Main Entry: ↑bury * * * ignore unpleasant realities …   Useful english dictionary

  • bury one's head in the sand — ► bury one s head in the sand ignore unpleasant realities. Main Entry: ↑bury …   English terms dictionary

  • bury one's head in the sand — idi bury one s head in the sand, to avoid reality; ignore the facts of a situation …   From formal English to slang

  • bury one's head in the sand — • bury/hide one s head in the sand 1) refuse to see or face something, keep from seeing or knowing something unpleasant He always buries his head in the sand and never wants to deal with his family problems at all. 2) keep from knowing something… …   Idioms and examples

  • bury one's head in the sand — ignore unpleasant realities. → bury …   English new terms dictionary

  • bury one's head in the sand — verb To deliberately ignore the reality of a situation …   Wiktionary

  • hide one's head in the sand — or[bury one s head in the sand] or [have one s head in the sand] To keep from seeing, knowing, or understanding something dangerous or unpleasant; to refuse to see or face something. * /If there is a war, you cannot just bury your head in the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hide one's head in the sand — or[bury one s head in the sand] or [have one s head in the sand] To keep from seeing, knowing, or understanding something dangerous or unpleasant; to refuse to see or face something. * /If there is a war, you cannot just bury your head in the… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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