stay under wraps

stay under wraps

To remain secret; to not be disclosed to anyone. I think it's best that this stays under wraps until we can determine what impact it will have on the public.
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keep something, stay, etc. under ˈwraps

(informal) keep something, stay, etc. secret or hidden: These letters have lain under wraps since the 1960s.Next year’s event is still being kept under wraps.
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Factually, it is not just Imran Khan as a politician who has a history that should rather stay under wraps. For it is understood that political figures are involved or often dragged into such matters one way or the other.
The judge said the information should stay under wraps for the time being, but he said he would review rival arguments during the trial.
It's been responsible for revealing information that was intended to stay under wraps, including outing users of Facebook apps and unveiling potentially sensitive information.
We've been sweating it out ever since that it would stay under wraps!" revealed head writer Ron Carlivati to (http://daytimeconfidential.com/2014/05/01/exclusive-ron-carlivati-on-how-gh-snagged-michelle-stafford?welovesoaps.net) Daytime Confidential .
The 'bad taste' selfie taken at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela is set to stay under wraps until they have retired.
But the Castleford prop hopes his nether regions stay under wraps for the immediate future after some dark days since the end of last season.
The Abbottabad Commission Report is not only distinguished by its inability to stay under wraps for more than a year of its authorship but also its ability to primarily stay focused on the essence of the investigation: how Osama bin Laden managed to live in Pakistan for years when the state - ruled by a president who was also army chief - all along insisted he wasn't here when everyone else always suspected he was.
While Lillian relishes her toy collection, it and the show stay under wraps. Keith is not a man looking to spice up his life--especially when it comes to indulging in outrageous behavior in the bedroom.
Robins, meanwhile, watched Adams turn out for the Black Cats' reserves on Monday night and he was training at Ryton on Thursday, the manager clearly keen to keep his arrival on a two-month stay under wraps until the latest possible moment - a press release not going out until Saturday lunchtime - to provide an element of surprise to the opposition.
They have, however, taken legal steps to ensure the conversations stay under wraps. Capello refused to answer direct questions on the subject, labelling it a "private problem," but, speaking at the Laureus Sports Awards in Abu Dhabi, the Italian said: "It's a challenge always to be England manager, but the challenge for me is always important because, at my age, without a challenge I stay home.
Equally, you may be getting more and more embroiled with one fascinating character, but for now, this may need to stay under wraps. Yet even if this is the case, will you let something slip?
The Oktoberfest trip will have to stay under wraps.
Mum Carrie has moved her family to Chester in a bid to outrun a family secret, which won't stay under wraps for long.
With so much going for them, soybeans can't stay under wraps forever.