- low profile with an avoidance of
- publicityThe imagery is from tank warfare, where you try to keep behind cover to reduce the target.A usage of politicians and other public figures when they do what ought not to be done and leave undone what ought to be done.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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