bury head in the sand

bury head in the sand
Meaning: refuse to think about an unpleasant situation, hoping that it will improve so that you will not have to deal with it.
Example: Parents and Principal said ragging was being ignored and accused the girls hostel’s warden of burying her head in the sand, in Perth city of Australia.

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Pakistan and India must bury their hatchet for regional piece.

- Khuram February 10, 2018

Cool idioms, but add “pie in the sky”, “toot your own horn”, and “out of the frying pan and into the fire”.

- Cian66 October 10, 2017

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