keep (one's) head below the parapet

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keep (one's) head below the parapet

To hide or remain inconspicuous in an attempt to avoid trouble or danger. I wouldn't say anything right now—just keep your head below the parapet for the time being.
See also: below, head, keep, parapet
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As an equalities officer, if I kept my head below the parapet I would not be providing an example to others or any sort of leadership.