keep a low profile

This page is about the idiom keep a low profile.

Meaning: If you keep a low profile, you try not to do anything that will draw attention to you or create interest in you.

For example:

  • After all the bad publicity over the problems in his private life, the team's captain kept a low profile for a few months.

  • Sometimes it's a good idea to keep a low profile because too much interest or attention can lead to problems.

Quick Quiz:

Marco tried to keep a low profile because he didn't want to be

a. ignored by the public

b. bothered by the media

c. paid by his employer

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Contributor: Matt Errey