get your head down

get your head down
get/keep your head down UK INFORMAL
to put all your effort into finishing a particular task: »

If I get my head down, I'll be able to finish the report before the end of the day.

to do or say as little as possible in order to avoid attention: »

The chairman intends to keep his head down until his disagreement with the serious fraud office is settled.

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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • get your head down — get (your) head down British & Australian to work hard at something that involves reading or writing. I m sure I can finish the article I just need to get my head down this afternoon …   New idioms dictionary

  • get your head down — get/put (your) head down to sleep for a short while. I m just going to put my head down for an hour I feel so tired …   New idioms dictionary

  • get your head down — …   Useful english dictionary

  • get/keep your head down — UK INFORMAL ► to put all your effort into finishing a particular task: »If I get my head down, I ll be able to finish the report before the end of the day. ► to do or say as little as possible in order to avoid attention: »The chairman intends to …   Financial and business terms

  • get your head out of the clouds — be more realistic, come down to earth, get real    You can dream at home, but please get your head out of the clouds when you come to work …   English idioms

  • keep your head down — british informal phrase to continue doing something quietly, especially when there is trouble happening around you I have got to keep my head down and play it as it comes. Thesaurus: to continue something, or to continue to do somethingsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep your head down — get/keep your head down UK INFORMAL ► to put all your effort into finishing a particular task: »If I get my head down, I ll be able to finish the report before the end of the day. ► to do or say as little as possible in order to avoid attention:… …   Financial and business terms

  • put your head down — get/put (your) head down to sleep for a short while. I m just going to put my head down for an hour I feel so tired …   New idioms dictionary

  • get head down — get (your) head down British & Australian to work hard at something that involves reading or writing. I m sure I can finish the article I just need to get my head down this afternoon …   New idioms dictionary

  • get head down — get/put (your) head down to sleep for a short while. I m just going to put my head down for an hour I feel so tired …   New idioms dictionary

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