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put one's head in the sandSynonym of bury one's head in the sandRate it:

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bury one's head in the sandTo deliberately ignore the reality of a situation; to pretend a problem does not exist.Rate it:

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stick one's head in the sandSynonym of bury one's head in the sandRate it:

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head-in-the-sandExhibiting disregard or denial of a problem or threat.Rate it:

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Bury Your Head in the SandTo hide from facts and current situations, to ignore the critical situation or danger as if you don’t see itRate it:

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bring sand to the beachto take something that is plentiful at the destination, such as a date to a party with plenty of mixed company.Rate it:

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build on sandTo put something in an unstable position by failing to give it a secure foundation.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo lay down a challenge; to provide a test of commitment (often one which carries a high risk) to a cause.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo create a real or artificial boundary or distinction between (two places, people or things).Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo indicate the threshold or level above which something will become unacceptable or will provoke a response; to create a boundary and imply or declare that its crossing will provoke a (negative) response.Rate it:

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jemandem Sand in die Augen streuento pull the wool over someone's eyesRate it:

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line in the sandA defining moment, a cutoff point.Rate it:

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pound sandTo engage in a futile activity.Rate it:

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sand downTo treat or polish with sandpaper.Rate it:

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head to headTo confront face to face; fight one on one.Rate it:

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put a gun to someone's headTo compel someone; to create a situation in which someone has no alternative course of action.Rate it:

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you can't put a wise head on young shouldersAlternative form of you can't put an old head on young shoulders.Rate it:

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you can't put an old head on young shouldersYoung people inevitably lack the experience and wisdom which come with age.Rate it:

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have one's head up one's assTo be oblivious to the real state of things, from either stupidity or stubbornness.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isMore generally, to take an obvious stake in the truth of a claim that one is making.Rate it:

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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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put all one's eggs in one basketRather than diversifying.Rate it:

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put one through one's pacesTo direct a horse to walk, canter, trot, etc.Rate it:

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put one through one's pacesTo test several or all functions or training of a person, animal, machine, etc.Rate it:

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put one's foot in one's mouthTo misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.Rate it:

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put one's money where one's mouth isTo make or take a bet.Rate it:

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put one's trousers on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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off the top of one's headWithout great thought or investigation; extemporaneous; natural; offhand.Rate it:

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laugh one's head offTo laugh uproariouslyRate it:

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over one's headMore complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension..Rate it:

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price on one's headA compensation for capturing or killing a person, especially someone guilty of a crime.Rate it:

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beat one's head against a stone wallTo waste effort on a futile project.Rate it:

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get it into one's headimagineRate it:

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get one's head aroundTo understand; fathom; solve.Rate it:

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get through one's headTo come to terms with a fact, a state of affairs, etc. that one was previously unable or refusing to accept.Rate it:

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give one's head a shakeTo reassess the common sense of one's behaviour, ideas, etc.Rate it:

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good head on one's shouldersintelligent or shrewd; have good sense or judgementRate it:

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have eyes in the back of one's headTo be particularly, especially uncannily, observant; a perceived ability to see in all directions at once.Rate it:

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have one's head in the cloudsTo daydream; to think about matters other than the present reality.Rate it:

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have one's head in the cloudsTo have fantastic or impractical dreams; to think impractically.Rate it:

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have one's head readTo have the bumps, indentations, and shape of one's skull examined and interpreted by a phrenologist.Rate it:

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have one's head readTo have one's mental health assessed, to receive a psychiatric examination.Rate it:

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have someone's blood on one's headTo be responsible for someone's death, pain, or misfortune.Rate it:

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hold one's head highto act with pride; to be proud in a positive wayRate it:

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in one's headUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see in,‎ one's,‎ head.Rate it:

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in one's headWithin one's intellect, memory, or mind.Rate it:

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in one's headWithin one's imagination; without basis in reality.Rate it:

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in one's headMentally.Rate it:

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keep a civil tongue in one's headTo maintain a polite manner of speaking.Rate it:

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keep one's headTo remain calm, reasonable, level-headed, especially in a situation likely to cause distress.Rate it:

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