don't rock the boat

don't rock the boat

do not upset people by trying to change a situation You shouldn't sit there and say everything's fine, don't rock the boat.
Usage notes: sometimes used without don't: Of course you'll want to rock the boat.
Related vocabulary: keep your nose clean
See also: boat, rock
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We play it safe, stay where we are, and don't rock the boat.
The optimum strategy now is to keep things ticking along, don't rock the boat," he said.
In the world of the leafy home counties where most Tory policy is conjured up, charities are meek and mild organisations that do a good turn but don't rock the boat.
don't tell don't tell don't rock the boat shhhh/shhhh
Incoming board members generally don't rock the boat until they test the waters, and rightly so.
Don't rock the boat especially regarding money and other joint interests.
At Everton there were persistent rumours that players did not particularly like Moyes' training sessions or his management style but, of course, if you are perceived to be improving as a player and playing in a team that's doing well and getting results you don't rock the boat and it's absolutely the case that players do not have to like the manager in order to perform consistently for him.
Don't rock the boat and definitely don't ask me to get out of it
CALL MY CANCER LINE TO HEAR MORE 0904 470 0724 RELATIONSHIPS are going through a sticky patch, but don't rock the boat.
Ease shoreward with your electric motor or pushpole, don't rock the boat, and don't slam any hatches or cooler lids.
Don't rock the boat REGARDING what now looks to be the absence of a cut in fixtures for 2009, the Post reports that "it was decided the status quo was the way forward".
Don't rock the boat, he can say to any restive MP complaining about one policy or another - you don't want to let those Tories back in now, do you?
In a patient who was treated with multiple drugs before finding one that worked for the depression or who was hospitalized for severe depression, don't rock the boat, Dr.
To be sure, the letter assures doctors that "appropriate treatment should be based upon your professional medical judgment;" but the message from CSX management to the doctor and, more importantly, to its employees couldn't be more blunt: Don't Rock the Boat.
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