Definition of between ourselves (or you and me) in English:

between ourselves (or you and me)


  • In confidence.

    ‘just between you and me, he's a bit boring’
    • ‘Between you and me, there's something about the British that gets under my skin.’
    • ‘Between you and me, how much time does it take an ordinary citizen to meet an official?’
    • ‘Just between you and me, I've got a bit of a thing for this hot chick.’
    • ‘Between you and me, he is a really top bloke.’
    • ‘So, just between you and me, didn't it help to spread a little cash around on both of these stories?’
    • ‘Between you and me, I fear the same thing is going to happen in this new euro era.’
    • ‘Just between you and me, though, I'll bet he gets left in the dust.’
    • ‘Frankly, between you and me, I'm getting a little worried about him.’
    between us, entre nous, in confidence, in strict confidence, confidentially, in private, privately, off the record
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