don't tell a soul

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don't tell a soul

Don't reveal this information to anyone else. Greg got the promotion, but don't tell a soul—the boss will officially announce it later today.
See also: soul, tell

not tell a soul

To not reveal some confidential information to a single other person. Often spoken as a command or a promise. I heard Greg is getting fired, but don't tell a soul—I don't think even he knows yet. I'm so sorry, I didn't mean to pry! I won't tell a soul!
See also: not, soul, tell
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Don't tell a soul.

Please do not tell anyone this gossip. Bill: Is your brother getting married? Sally: Yes, but don't tell a soul. It's a secret. Mary: Can you keep a secret? John: Sure. Mary: Don't tell a soul, but Tom is in jail.
See also: soul, tell
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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