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secret de deux, secret de dieu, secret de trois, secret de tousNo secret but between two.Rate it:

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reveal the secretTo explain a secret in public or to someoneRate it:

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best-kept secretA significant fact or characteristic that is not well-known.Rate it:

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best-kept secretSomething interesting or important but not well-known.Rate it:

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bon estomac et mauvais cœur, c’est le secret pour vivre longtempsManger et boire sans penser aux peines de cœur est utile pour mieux vivre.Rate it:

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c’est le secret de polichinelleIt is an open secret; Every one knows it.Rate it:

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secret agentspyRate it:

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secret compartmenthidden storage spaceRate it:

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a magician never reveals his secretsA polite refusal by someone who has just done a magic trick to reveal how it works.Rate it:

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button one's lipTo remain silent, especially in order to keep a secret or to avoid saying something inappropriate.Rate it:

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spill the beans / let the cat out of the bagTo let out a secretRate it:

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Wear Your Heart on Your SleeveReveal your emotions that are subject to comments, make your feelings obvious rather than hiding themRate it:

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be in onTo be a party to a secret shared by a small group of people.Rate it:

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carry a torch forTo harbor feelings of love despite not being in a relationship; generally unrequited or after a relationship has ended, and sometimes implying secret feelings. There is the implication of keeping hope alive.Rate it:

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keep a lid onTo keep something secret.Rate it:

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let in onTo tell someone a secret.Rate it:

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run off withTo leave with someone with the intention of living with them or marrying them. Usually in secret because other people think it is wrong.Rate it:

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breathe a wordto divulge a secret (usually used with a negative)Rate it:

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bust outto reveal, to showRate it:

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clout listA usually secret list containing the names of people who are to be given special access, benefits, or influence in a political or social situation, especially as a result of having personal, professional, or financial relationships with those in authority.Rate it:

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show one's true stripesTo reveal one's real beliefs, sentiments, or character, especially through one's behavior.Rate it:

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smoke-filled roomA place where powerful people meet to decide a matter in secret, often of a political nature.Rate it:

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ace in the holeA hidden or secret strength, or unrevealed advantage.Rate it:

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air one's dirty laundry in publicto reveal one's secrets to the public.Rate it:

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bare one's soulTo reveal one's innermost feelings and thoughts, especially concerning one's doubts, regrets, or flaws; to tell one's personal secrets to others.Rate it:

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behind the scenesIn secret; out of public view.Rate it:

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bird in the bosomA secret pledge that one makes for another.Rate it:

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blind side someoneTo injure, reveal shared private information or cause financial or personal loss through disloyalty or actions which hurt or disappoint.Rate it:

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blow someone's coverTo reveal that someone's behavior, situation, or identity has been fabricated or deliberately misrepresented for an ulterior motive.Rate it:

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blow someone's coverTo reveal that one has fabricated or deliberately misrepresented one's own behavior, situation, or identity for an ulterior motive.Rate it:

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blow the lid offTo uncover (a secret or scandal)Rate it:

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Cloak-and-DaggerA development that includes spying, mysterious movements, scheming and plotting, secret agents and any similar schemes Rate it:

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come out of one's shellTo reveal one's true self.Rate it:

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come out of the closetTo tell others about homosexuality, bisexuality or any minority or disapproved-of belief, preference, etc., where previously this had been kept secret.Rate it:

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come to a headTo suddenly reveal that which has lain latent for a time.Rate it:

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confide inTo share a secret with; to talk of sensitive and personal issues with.Rate it:

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dirty laundryUnflattering facts or questionable activities that one wants to remain secret, but which some other may use to blackmail with.Rate it:

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dites nous le fin motTell us the secret.Rate it:

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drop a hintTo reveal a clue or hint about something.Rate it:

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éminence griseA secret or unofficial decision-maker; the power behind the throne.Rate it:

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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the pollsRate it:

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fit the moldPossession of a variety of necessary and appropriate attributes and aptitudes can reveal an individual as fitting the mold for a specific difficult challenge.Rate it:

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get wind ofTo hear about; to learn of, especially with respect to facts intended to have been kept confidential or secret.Rate it:

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give awayTo unintentionally reveal a secret, or expose someone.Rate it:

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hell weekThe week during which new members are required to undergo undignified rites of initiation or gruelling discipline in order to be accepted into a fraternity, sorority, secret society, military group, etc.Rate it:

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hide awayTo stash or store something in a secret location.Rate it:

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hit the rockTo make a gesture to show celebration, friendship, or to be part of a secret handshake by one person raising their fist so the fist is pointing at the person and the other person lightly punches the fist.Rate it:

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honey trapThe use of a seductive woman to entice a man into revealing secret information.Rate it:

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hush hushsecret, confidentialRate it:

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hush moneya bribe paid to keep something secret.Rate it:

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