get/keep your head down

get/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: »

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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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:… …   Financial and business terms

  • Don't Lose Your Head (INXS song) — Don t Lose Your Head Single by INXS from the album Elegantly Wasted Released …   Wikipedia

  • head — ▪ I. head head 1 [hed] noun [countable] 1. JOBS the leader or person in charge of a group, organization, or part of an organization: head of • The head of each division is responsible for its operating performance. • Stone was head of corporate… …   Financial and business terms

  • head — head1 W1S1 [hed] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(top of body)¦ 2¦(mind)¦ 3¦(calm/sensible)¦ 4¦(person in charge)¦ 5¦(front/leading position)¦ 6¦(crazy)¦ 7 a head/per head 8¦(river/valley)¦ 9 come to a head 9 bring something to a head …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • head */*/*/ — I UK [hed] / US noun Word forms head : singular head plural heads 1) [countable] the top part of your body that has your brain, eyes, mouth etc in it a bruise on the side of her head • Collocations: Verbs frequently used with head as the object… …   English dictionary

  • head*/*/*/ — [hed] noun [C] I 1) the top part of your body that has your brain, eyes, mouth etc in it Lynn had a bruise on the side of her head.[/ex] She shook her head (= moved it from side to side).[/ex] Ron nodded his head (= moved it up and down) but said …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • head — 1 /hed/ noun TOP OF BODY 1 (C) the top part of your body which has your eyes, mouth, brain etc in it: My head aches. | He turned his head and looked at me. | severe head injuries 2 from head to foot/toe over your whole body: He was shaking from… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • head — head1 [ hed ] noun *** ▸ 1 top part of body ▸ 2 your mind and thoughts ▸ 3 leader of group ▸ 4 top/front part of something ▸ 5 white bubbles on beer ▸ 6 where river begins ▸ 7 top of drum ▸ 8 center of spot on skin ▸ 9 for counting animals ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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