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Keep from


Keep hidden. Don’t tell someone or the general public about a circumstance that may be upsetting to you or them. Typically it refers to information that would hurt the feelings of someone else. ‘Keep’ implies that you are not releasing some news.

“You’ve been pregnant for 4 months and didn’t tell him? How could you keep it from him?”

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