head in the sand
see hide one's head.
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Examples from the Web for head in the sand
That head-in-the-sand mentality may be why statistics on elder rape and assault are so hard to come by.The Truth Behind Elder Rape
September 15, 2012
There is something we can do that avoids the extremes of explicit discussion and head-in-the-sand avoidance.Mark Driscoll’s Sex Manual ‘Real Marriage’ Scandalizes Evangelicals
January 13, 2012
Washington, of course, is no stranger to gridlock and head-in-the-sand economics.China’s Looming Debt Disaster
Gordon G. Chang
August 23, 2011