keep something from (someone)

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keep something from (someone)

To prevent someone from learning or finding out something; to keep something a secret from someone. I was going to find out you'd spent the money eventually, so I don't understand why you tried to keep it from me. I get the feeling you're not telling me everything. What are you keeping from me?
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It could also be one of those days when you suddenly know the truth of a situation, likely to be a family one for you, a day when those who have sought to keep something from you come clean.
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