123 Chinese Idioms (成语), 100 from the Singapore Primary School Curriculum List—more soon!
yǎn ěr dào líng
Literal Meaning 字面意思
Cover the ears, steal the bell
Refuse to face reality
Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语
Bury your head in the sand; fool yourself; refuse to face the facts
大雄在他考卷上大大的0分前面加上10，自以为可以瞒天过海，却只不过是掩耳盗铃，一下就被妈妈发现，反而被撵得更惨。 Nobita thought he could get away with adding a 10 in front of the giant zero he got on his exam. But he was simply fooling himself—his mom saw through it immediately, and punished him even harder.