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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I always keep my head below the parapet and quietly keep going.
I consider myself a small-time, insignificant owner who loves horses and racing, preferring to keep my head below the parapet, with no intention of becoming embroiled in whip debates or the politics of racing.
I tried to keep my head below the parapet and getting on stage and making an idiot of yourself was not a good idea.