under wraps

  1. kept secret
    the plan was kept carefully under wraps
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How To Use under wraps In A Sentence

  • While von Hagens is keen to keep the pose of the superstar's plastinate under wraps, he hinted that the moonwalk position would naturally be favoured.
  • Treasures are kept here under wraps, inside cages, uncaptioned. The Times Literary Supplement
  • While some celebs enjoy parading their latest beau for the camera, most keep their private lives under wraps, preferring to keep their loved ones out of the limelight and away from the gossips.
  • In much the same manner, Bernard's efforts to keep his experiment with the children under wraps remain equally doomed to ineffectuality.
  • She ended up with a lapful of garter snakes instead of worms—a classic example of how sometimes my wishes go wrong—and after that I realized I had to be extra, extra careful and keep my magic under wraps! The Multiplying Menace
  • The facts of these soldiers' cases are under wraps, partly because they've been sequestered from the media by their commander.
  • Now which kind of thing can't be kept under wraps since it was witnessed by many people who wasted no time in flitting along a word to a tabloids. Wondertrash: Too Much pf a GOOP Thing?
  • He is also working on another project that he must keep under wraps at the moment.
  • And while most people are happy to keep a sensitive condition under wraps, some delight in the perversity of its exploitation.
  • Intrigued by the regular knee problems encountered by footballers Dr Oyudo recruited the help of a number of English soccer stars, whose names have been kept firmly under wraps.
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