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tight-lipped

Secretive; not revealing information. Does anyone know when we're moving to the new office? Management is being so tight-lipped about everything. We need to be tight-lipped about our divorce until I figure out the right time to tell my parents.
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A spokesman for Aston Villa also remained tight-lipped.
Firhill officials are staying tight-lipped before next month's launch but one said: "If you thought the pink outfit turned heads, wait until you see this.
The company has been tight-lipped on specification but the car you see here, a four-door saloon, will be joined by a five-door hatch.
Eriksson has remained tight-lipped while on the club's post-season tour of Asia, with former Thai prime minister Thaksin reportedly dissatisfied with the form shown in the second half of the season, which culminated in an 8-1 loss to Middlesbrough on Sunday and a ninth-placed finish in the Premier League.
STEVE McClaren is remaining tight-lipped as to who will be England's goalkeeper for their final European Championship qualifier against Croatia after handing Scott Carson his debut in tonight's clash in Austria.
Bruce is remaining tight-lipped after Wigan approached Blues for permission to speak to him following the sacking of Chris Hutchings and the decision of Paul Jewell not to return to the JJB Stadium.
Benitez has remained tight-lipped about the reasons for the breakdown in his professional relationship with Ayestaran.
ABC slammed him for his behavior but show creator Shondra Rhimes has been tight-lipped about it until Wednesday when she, speaking for all the shows' executive producers, called Washington's use of ``such a disturbing word .
Though tight-lipped about the nature and the expense of the highly-confidential process, Seth Kursman, the company's Montreal-based vice-president of communications, says program membership is voluntary.
He's staying tight-lipped as the Italian Football Federation probes evidence that appears to show he discussed refereeing appointments for Serie A matches and a Champions League qualifier.
Downing Street was today staying tight-lipped on when a replacement for Work and Pensions Secretary Andrew Smith will be named.
Nissan remains tight-lipped over when the order books open and how much the car will cost.
Traditionally tight-lipped about its spacefaring aspirations, China has been more public about sketching out its plans since astronaut Yang Liwei orbited Earth 14 times last month.
With two years of preparation ahead (the show is scheduled to run July 17, 2004, through January 9, 2005), Storr is tight-lipped for now about his selections.
Among bereaved spouses tracked for up to 2 years after their partners' death, those who often talked with others and briefly wrote in diaries about their emotions fared no better than their tight-lipped, unexpressive counterparts, according to psychologist Margaret Stroebe of Utrecht University in the Netherlands and her colleagues.