hang one's head


: to have one's head turned downward because of shame or embarrassment
He hung his head in shame.

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“Hang one's head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hang%20one%27s%20head. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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