make a secret of
make a secret of (something)
To try to hide something; to keep something secret. I've never made a secret of my plan to eventually sell the company. Don't make a secret of what you're working on—share it with the rest of us!
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make a secret of something
to act as if something were a secret. I'm not making a secret of it. lam quitting this job. Mary made a secret of her intentions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.