In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1secreto masculineour decision must remain a secret — tenemos que mantener en secreto la decisión
- her age is a secret — su edad es un misterio
- he kept it a secret from her for years — se lo ocultó durante años
- he had no secrets from her — no tenía secretos para ella
- it's no secret that he's an alcoholic — no es ningún secreto que es alcohólico
- the secret of success — el secreto del éxito
- He would do everything in his power to make sure the family secret was not discovered.
- Hackers can leak trade secrets stolen from unprotected networks.
- Her true identity is a secret from her new friends and workmates.
- When the girls discover his dirty little secret, they give him a taste of his own medicine.
- One by one, Khmer Rouge leaders are taking their secrets to their graves.
- The Soviets kept this fact a secret for many years after the flight.
- Los Alamos National Laboratory is where the nation's nuclear secrets are kept and now, it appears, lost.
- They've been trying to keep that a secret from the public.
- And Jim liked to think he still had a few secrets up his sleeve.
- You had to keep your dirty little secret.
- Our families knew about it in advance and somehow managed to keep it a secret from me.
- In truth, how she died was unknown, a secret that remained with her family.
- Nerve gas was one of Hitler's darkest, best-kept secrets.
- It also relates to hidden and unknown matters, secrets and private enemies.
- He had succeeded in the balancing act of keeping secrets and informing the public.
- But they're going to have to keep it a secret from everybody else…
- In England the home secretary is insisting that much government information will remain a state secret for 30 years.
- She tried to pretend she was revealing a dearly kept secret.
- As confrontations ensue, a shameful family secret is revealed that will change their lives for ever.
- Though a woman full grown, she still needed a reminder on the evils of keeping secrets from her parents.
1(organization/ballot/door) secretonegotiations must remain secret — las negociaciones deben mantenerse en secreto
- I'm a secret admirer of hers — soy un secreto admirador suyo
- to keep sth secret from sb — ocultarle algo a algn
- His secret plans for a new and unconventional way of life have only just emerged from the letters he wrote to friends.
- I made it myself with the finest beans and a little secret ingredient of my own.
- Katelyn passed him and he turned around, smiling at Jude as they did their little secret handshake.
- A secret organization were supposedly planning an act of terrorism.
- The cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are sealed into the Sistine Chapel for a very secret ballot.
- But she does seem to enjoy keeping things so secret that nobody knows what the hell is going on.
- The US is planning to introduce secret military tribunals which can impose the death penalty.
- They probably have secret meetings and plan world wars or something.
- A BBC programme claimed to have conclusive evidence of plans for a secret motorway linking the M65, A65 and A1.
- I first want to take you on on this idea that they're publishing secret war plans.
- Could this be NASA's secret asteroid-destruction plan?
- This was a secret visit planned with military precision.
- Keeping some detail more secret than another is certainly not uncommon in traditional Aboriginal religious affairs.
- Recruiters say that anonymity - the ability to keep clients' identities secret - is another valuable asset.
- Even after the secret escape plan was revealed and all hell broke loose, the company held fast to its priorities.
- Keeping things secret is a phenomenal marketing tool.
- A few years ago, Michael Jackson planned a secret trip, making arrangements for as much privacy as possible.
- The Council shall vote by secret ballot in order to fill the vacancy expeditiously.
- Some conspiracy theorists believe the Priory of Sion to be one of the oldest and most powerful secret societies.
- Have the glitzy pair really called it quits, or are they planning a secret wedding?
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