Between you, me and the gatepost

in confidence

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • between you, me, and the gatepost — spoken phrase used for saying that you are telling someone a secret that they should not repeat to anyone Thesaurus: ways of telling or not telling secretssynonym Main entry: gatepost …   Useful english dictionary

  • between you, me and the gatepost — between you, me and the ˈgatepost f2 idiom (BrE, informal) used to show that what you are going to say next is a secret Main entry: ↑gatepostidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • between you me and the gatepost — just between the two of us, do not tell anyone else what I m telling you …   English contemporary dictionary

  • between you, me, and the gatepost — spoken used for saying that you are telling someone a secret that they should not repeat to anyone …   English dictionary

  • between you, me and the gatepost — Australian Slang in confidence …   English dialects glossary

  • between you and me and the gatepost — see bedpost …   Useful english dictionary

  • between you and me — British, American & Australian, British & Australian, humorous something that you say when you are going to tell someone something you do not want them to tell anyone else. Just between you and me, I don t think his work is quite up to standard.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • between you and me and the bedpost — (or the gatepost or the wall) informal in strict confidence …   Useful english dictionary

  • gatepost — UK [ˈɡeɪtˌpəʊst] / US [ˈɡeɪtˌpoʊst] noun [countable] Word forms gatepost : singular gatepost plural gateposts one of the two upright posts that a gate is fixed to • between you, me, and the gatepost …   English dictionary

  • gatepost — gate|post [ˈgeıtpəust US poust] n 1.) one of two strong upright poles set in the ground to support a gate 2.) between you, me, and the gatepost BrE spoken used to say that you are going to tell someone your opinion, but you want it to be a secret …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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