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play (or keep) one's cards close to one's chest (or North American vest)

Definición de play or keep one's cards close to one's chest or North American vest en inglés:

informal Be extremely secretive and cautious about one’s intentions: the less skilled negotiator feels vulnerable and is more likely to keep his cards close to his chest
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • So far, the special prosecutor has kept his cards close to his chest.
  • He keeps his cards close to his vest.
  • Who supports the program, who wants to phase it out, and who's keeping their cards close to their vest, trying to figure which way the wind will blow?
Ver entrada madre: chest

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Pronunciación: ʃeɪ ˈdəːvr(ə)
noun
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