Catch Word #179 – It’s in the vault

Everyone has secrets. When someone tells you a secret, are you good at keeping it to yourself? In this episode, Andrew and Morag explain in detail two expressions related to keeping information to yourself: in the vault and to hold your tongue.
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Fun facts

The expression in the vault was made popular by the TV show Seinfeld, created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld. Often described as “a show about nothing,” for its focus on the trivial details of daily life, Seinfeld also popularized a multitude of other expressions, including yada, yada, yada—boring or empty talk—and close talker—someone who stands too close to another person during conversation.

Expressions included in the learning materials

  • In the vault
  • To hold your tongue
  • To burst [someone’s] bubble
  • To think better of [something]
  • To talk back

Credit:Audio/Learning Materials: Culips

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