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a escondidas

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a escondidas
adv. on the quiet

A Spanish-English Dictionary (Granada University, Spain), 14.4

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a escondidas
= by stealth ; stealthily ; furtively ; on the quiet ; on the sly ; in secret ; in secrecy ; secretly ; by the back door ; through the back door.
Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth. Ex: It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily. Ex: Seditious books continued to appear, nevertheless, both from secret presses in England moving furtively from hideout to hideout. Ex: Lee is normally a very quiet member of the crew, although we suspect that on the quiet he is a bit of a lad. Ex: True, you may not see many boys and girls openly holding hands or kissing but many affairs are conducted on the sly. Ex: Every single email she wrote in secret has been read by snoops. Ex: A 14-year-old Dutch sailor departed in secrecy from Gibraltar Saturday on her quest to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world. Ex: Have you ever been jealous of a girl's dance moves you've seen in a club and secretly wished you could dance just like her?. Ex: Schools are expelling thousands of children 'by the back door' to ensure they do not appear in official statistics, it has been disclosed. Ex: Government bows to pressure from business to allow bribery through the back door.


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