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Secrets and conversations

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keep sth from
not tot ell about sth
open up
start to talk more about herself and her feelings
pour out
talk very honestly about what was making her unhappy
go back on
not to do sth that you promised you would do
let on
tell sb about sth that was supposed to be a secret
noun: long and emotional expression of what she is feeling
own up
admit she has done sth wrong
keep on at sb
talk to sb about sth many times, usually to complain about sth they have done or not done
talk down to sb
talk to sb as if they were less cleaver than you
play sth down
try to make people believe that sth is not very important or is unlikely to happen
pin sb down
make sb give you exact details or a decision about sth
have it out with sb
informal: talk to sb about sth they have said or done that has made you angry in order to improve the situation
wind sb up
informal: tell sb sth that is not true in order to make a joke or to annoy them
mouth off
informal: talk about a subject as if you know more than everyone else or to complain a lot about sth
shut sb up
informal: stop talking or making a noise, or make sb els do this