Definition Speak in private

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Definition

to speak to/with sbdy in private: to say something to someone confidentially or secretly
idiom

private: confidential, personal, secluded, secret
adjective

Examples

  • "I'd like to handle this in private."
  • "Bruno : Uhhh, I'll let you discuss this in private."
  • "I would also like to inform you that someone in your group visited me in private last night and requested to stay at our monastery."
  • "If you wouldn't mind, I'd like to speak with Mr. Warbuckle and Mr. Delavigne in private."

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