keep sth/be under wraps

keep sth/be under wraps
keep sth/be under wraps
INFORMAL to keep something secret or to be secret: »

The firm kept its troubles under wraps.

Main Entry: wrap

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • keep sth under wraps — keep sth/be under wraps ► INFORMAL to keep something secret or to be secret: »The firm kept its troubles under wraps. Main Entry: ↑wrap …   Financial and business terms

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