between you and me

(just) between you and me without telling anyone else.

Between you and me, I think she made up the whole story about being robbed.

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • Between you and me — Between Be*tween , prep. [OE. bytwene, bitweonen, AS. betwe[ o]nan, betwe[ o]num; prefix be by + a form fr. AS. tw[=a] two, akin to Goth. tweihnai two apiece. See {Twain}, and cf. {Atween}, {Betwixt}.] 1. In the space which separates; betwixt; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • between you and me — (slang ● between …   Useful english dictionary

  • Between You and Me — Infobox Single Name = Between You And Me Artist = dc Talk from Album = Jesus Freak Released = 1996 Format = CD Radio airplay Recorded = 1995 Genre = Pop Length = 3:47 (Radio Edit) Label = ForeFront/Virgin Producer = Chart position = Reviews =… …   Wikipedia

  • between you and me — This is a standard phrase, grammatically and idiomatically acceptable. It is overused, however, in situations in which a speaker or writer attempts to create an atmosphere of familiarity or shared secrets: Don t tell anyone, but just between you… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 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 I —  is always wrong. Make it between you and me. The object of a preposition should always be in the accusative. More simply, we don’t say between you and I for the same reason that we don’t say give that book to I …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • between you and me — adverb In confidence, please keep secret. Between you and me, I think the boss is crazy. Syn: between ourselves …   Wiktionary

  • between you and I —    John Simon called this a grammatical error of unsurpassable grossness. It is perhaps enough to say that it is very common and it is always wrong. The rule is that the object of a preposition should always be in the accusative. More simply, we… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • between you and me — ► between ourselves (or you and me) in confidence. Main Entry: ↑between …   English terms dictionary

  • between you and me — between the two of us, in truth, cross my heart …   English contemporary dictionary

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