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In confidence:‘just between you and me, he's a bit boring’
between us, entre nous, in confidence, in strict confidence, confidentially, in private, privately, off the recordbetween you and me and the bedpost, between you and me and the gatepost, between you and me and the wallsub rosaunder the roseView synonyms
- ‘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, he is a really top bloke.’
- ‘Frankly, between you and me, I'm getting a little worried about him.’
- ‘Just between you and me, though, I'll bet he gets left in the dust.’
- ‘Just between you and me, I've got a bit of a thing for this hot chick.’
- ‘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?’
- ‘Between you and me, I fear the same thing is going to happen in this new euro era.’
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