Idiom: Keep someone in the dark
Idiom: keep someone in the dark
- to not tell someone something or give them information they need
- I wish my boss would stop keeping me in the dark and be clear about what I need to do for the project.
- We were totally kept in the dark about how long it would to take to complete the renovation of our basement.
- We feel it's best to keep our kids in the dark about my wife's breast cancer diagnosis until we better understand the situation.
- My daughter kept us in the dark about her problems in her chemistry class until it was too late. It's a shame because we could have gotten her a tutor.
- I think it's better to tell the client there may be a delay instead of keeping them in the dark about the production issue.
- Why did you keep me in the dark about our finances? I trusted you and now we're going to have bad credit.
- I'm really sorry that I kept you in the dark about my promotion but management thought it would create problems within the team.
- I know it's not ideal to keep our staff in the dark but we need to be careful to not create panic that there will be massive layoffs at the company
- My sister is keeping her husband in the dark about her pregnancy because she's afraid he might be disappointed.
- keep someone in the loop
- keep someone up to date
- keep someone posted
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