don't rock the boat

don't rock the boat

Don't say or do something that could upset a stable situation. None of my family members are fighting with each other right now, so please don't rock the boat by bringing up politics or any other controversial topics.
See also: boat, rock
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In a world where power and wealth is mostly in the hands of men the general rule remains: Don't rock the boat love, men run the show, so best keep salmon bagel.
But I doubt that this will ever happen with the insular thinking mindsets of our politicians and Whitehall who only look at mundane, bog standard, don't rock the boat, steady state thinking.
I hope that the board don't rock the boat with more mistakes, they should stick with Murty's formula until the end of the season.
Your colleague has been in this organisation for five years, most probably doing the same job throughout and has no bold career aspiration, hence his obvious advise - keep to your lane, don't rock the boat, wait until you are noticed.
If you're happy together and she's happy doing what she's doing, then don't rock the boat - enjoy it.
We play it safe, stay where we are, and don't rock the boat.
Don't rock the boat or we'll sink together, he warns.
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.
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.
A century later, African Americans were still being told to wait, be patient, don't rock the boat, and their full civil rights will be granted.
If we have to pay quotas we will pay them, but don't rock the boat too much, or don't be surprised if refineries close," he warned.
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".
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