keep a secret


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keep a secret

To not divulge confidential information to anyone else. A: "Hey, can you keep a secret?" B: "Of course. What's going on?" A: "I'm moving to Florida in two months!" Oh, no, don't tell Mary—everyone knows that she can't keep secrets!
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keep a secret

to know a secret and not tell anyone. Please keep our little secret private. Do you know how to keep a secret?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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