Casual Conversational English (Phrases and Sentences in Different Scenarios – Top 600+ Terms)/
Secrets and Promises

Secrets and Promises

Total: 17 words

Can you keep a secret?

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asked before disclosing a secret to make sure the recipient can be trusted not to tell it to other people

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Just between you and me...

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used to express that the information being discussed should not be shared with other people

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I told you that in confidence.

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said when you believed that the person you spoke to won't leak or disclose the information you shared with them

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Don't say a word to anyone. / Not a word to anyone.

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a plea or command that means `don't reveal this information to anyone`

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You can't tell a soul.

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an idiomatic phrase that means `don't tell anyone else about this`

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You didn't hear it from me.

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a slang phrase said before or after disclosing a rumor or secret

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Please keep it to yourself.

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a command or request that asks the recipient to not share certain information

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You can trust me.

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used to reassure someone that you can be believed or relied on to keep a secret or promise

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I promise not to tell. / I promise I won't tell.

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means you will not share the information that you have

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My lips are sealed.

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means you will not discuss or reveal something

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It cannot leave this room. / Nothing leaves this room.

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used to express that the information or secret being discussed will not be shared with anyone else

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I'll take it to the grave.

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a promise that means one will keep another's secret

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Mum’s the word.

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a warning or request to remain silent and not reveal a secret

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You have my word.

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used to reassure someone about one's promise or vow

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I promise (that) I'll…

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used to announce a vow or commitment to do something

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I swear I'll...

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used to solemnly promise one will do something

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No matter what (happens), I'll... / No matter what (happens), I'm going to…

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used to announce that one will absolutely do something, in spite of all obstacles

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