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In strict confidence.
discreetly, privately, confidentially, secretly, unofficially, off the record, between ourselves, between you and me, between you and me and the bedpost, between you and me and the doorpost, between you and me and the gatepost, between you and me and the wallView synonyms
- ‘We're tickled of course, but between you and me and the bedpost, we think our best is yet to come.’
- ‘Just between you and me and the gatepost, I like it.’
- ‘Just between you and me and the wall, I think a major error was made in their film archetype-ology.’
- ‘But between you and me and the bedpost, I really mean the daffodil.’
- ‘So, as I said earlier, let's keep it between you and me and the gatepost.’
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