be in cahoots

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be in cahoots

To be working together in secret, often with an air of unseemliness. Those two have been whispering all day. I wonder what they're in cahoots about. I think all of those kids are in cahoots because they're all on the surveillance video from the night of the robbery.
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be in cahoots

to be secretly planning something together, especially something dishonest (usually + with ) There are theories that someone in the government was in cahoots with the assassin.
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