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 caˈhoots (with somebody)

(informal) be planning or doing something dishonest with somebody else: Some people believe that the company directors are in cahoots with the government.
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We see this as a bold initiative to once and for all rid the organization of errant personnel who are in cahoots with drug syndicates,' Carlos said.
THE new smear is that Alex Salmond and Scotland are in cahoots with Iran.
Does that mean the Church of Scotland, Catholic church and all the other organisations that support peace are in cahoots with Iran too?
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It's not that journalists are in cahoots with industry groups.