keep mum


keep mum
coserse uno la boca

Иллюстрированный сборник идиом. - М.: "Росмэн". . 1997.

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  • keep mum — If you keep mum about something, you keep quiet and don t tell anyone …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • keep mum — verb refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent The children shut up when their father approached • Syn: ↑close up, ↑clam up, ↑dummy up, ↑shut up, ↑belt up, ↑button up, ↑be quiet …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep mum — verb To not talk; especially keep silent about something that may be sensitive or secret. Be like dad, keep mum (British wartime poster) Syn: keep shtum, mums the word …   Wiktionary

  • keep mum —    If you keep mum about something, you keep quiet and don t tell anyone.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Keep mum —   If you keep mum about something, you keep quiet and don t tell anyone …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • keep mum — informal remain silent so as not to reveal a secret. → mum …   English new terms dictionary

  • keep mum — not tell, keep quiet, remain silent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • keep mum — informal to keep something secret …   English dictionary

  • Mum — Mum, a. [Of imitative origin. Cf. {Mumble}.] Silent; not speaking; as, to keep mum. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] The citizens are mum, and speak not a word. Shak. [1913 Webster] {mum s the word} keep this a secret; don t tell anybody. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mum's the word — Mum Mum, a. [Of imitative origin. Cf. {Mumble}.] Silent; not speaking; as, to keep mum. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] The citizens are mum, and speak not a word. Shak. [1913 Webster] {mum s the word} keep this a secret; don t tell anybody. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mum and the Sothsegger — is an anonymous fifteenth century alliterative English poem, written during the Alliterative Revival. It is ostensibly an example of medieval debate poetry between the principles of the oppressive figure of Mum ( Silence , as in to keep mum ) and …   Wikipedia