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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"Police is in cahoots with drug users, who are essentially school and college students," he claimed.
It is nonsense that his challenger, Laura Ellman, is in cahoots with Madigan and will raise my taxes.