in the family meaning

  "in the family" in a sentence
[American idiom]
restricted to one's own family, as with private or embarrassing information. (Especially with keep.)
Don't tell anyone else. Please keep it all in the family.
He only told his brother because he wanted it to remain in the family.


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  1. i think she wears the pants in the family.
  2. there are three people in the family altogether.
  3. there are five people in the family altogether.
  4. he only unbends in the family circle.
  5. curly hair runs in the family.

Related Words

  1. in the event of something meaning
  2. in the event of sth meaning
  3. in the extreme meaning
  4. in the eyes of meaning
  5. in the face of meaning
  6. in the family way meaning
  7. in the fashion meaning
  8. in the fast lane meaning
  9. in the final analysis meaning
  10. in the first flush of meaning
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