Bury One’s Head In The Sand

Also: Hide one’s head in the sand Have one’s head in the sand Meaning of Idiom ‘Bury One’s Head in the Sand’ To bury (your, his, her) head in the sand means to ignore obvious problems or dangers; to refuse to face unpleasant realities by pretending not to see them or know about them. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s … Read more

Bite Someone’s Head Off

Also: Snap someone’s head off Meaning of Idiom ‘To Bite Someone’s Head Off’ To bite someone’s head off means to reply or speak to someone in a very sharp and angry way; to scold harshly. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,3Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth … Read more

Bang One’s Head Against A Brick Wall

Also: Beat One’s Head Against a Brick Wall Bang/beat one’s head against a wall Meaning of Idiom ‘Bang One’s Head Against a Brick Wall’ To bang one’s head against a (brick) wall means to stubbornly continue trying to achieve an objective that is almost impossible. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008. 2Ayto, … Read more