keep to oneself
phrasal 1. to keep secret <
kept the facts to myself
>
2. to remain solitary or apart from other people

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • keep to oneself — See: TO ONESELF(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • keep to oneself — index conceal, hide Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep to oneself — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. cultivate solitude, avoid human companionship, remain aloof, be a recluse, be a hermit, be a lone wolf, stay away, not mingle, not mix, hold oneself aloof, keep oneself to oneself, keep one s own counsel, keep secret, keep… …   English dictionary for students

  • keep to oneself — verb a) To purposely avoid interaction with others. She preferred to keep to herself after her husband died. b) To refrain from telling or otherwise expressing. Then he fell to gabbling strange and dreadful things which were not clearly… …   Wiktionary

  • keep\ to\ oneself — See: to oneself(2) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep to oneself — verb 1. shun the company of others (Freq. 1) The new student keeps to herself • Verb Frames: Somebody s 2. withhold information I kept your little secret to myself all these years • Hypernyms: ↑withh …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep to oneself — be unsociable, be unfriendly; keep a secret …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keep to oneself — idi a) to remain aloof from the society of others b) to hold (something) as secret or confidential …   From formal English to slang

  • keep entirely to oneself — index monopolize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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