do not say

keep it a secret, don't tell others

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • not say boo to a goose — To be extremely timid • • • Main Entry: ↑boo * * * not say boo to a ˈgoose idiom (BrE) (NAmE not say boo to ˈanyone) to be very shy …   Useful english dictionary

  • not say boo to anyone — not say boo to a ˈgoose idiom (BrE) (NAmE not say boo to ˈanyone) to be very shy or gentle • He s so nervous he wouldn t say boo to a goose. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • not say boo — (not) say boo American, informal to say nothing. She expected the boss to be really angry, but he didn t say boo …   New idioms dictionary

  • not say a dicky bird — not say, hear, etc. a dicky bird idiom (BrE, informal) to say, hear, etc. nothing • He won t say a dicky bird, but we think he knows who did it. Main entry: ↑dicky birdidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • did not say a word — was completely silent, kept his mouth shut, did not open his mouth …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goose, not say boo to a —  Be very timid …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • not hear a dicky bird — informal phrase to not hear any noise or any news about someone Thesaurus: to be or to not be in contact with someonesynonym silent and silencesynonym Main entry: dicky bird * * * not say, hear, etc. a dicky bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • not get a word in edgeways — phrase to not manage to say something because another person is talking a lot Once he starts talking, no one can get a word in edgeways. Thesaurus: to stop talking, or to not say anythingsynonym Main entry: edgeways …   Useful english dictionary

  • say boo — (not) say boo American, informal to say nothing. She expected the boss to be really angry, but he didn t say boo …   New idioms dictionary

  • say not — do not say …   English contemporary dictionary


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