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behind sb's back

C2 If you do something behind someone's back, you do it without them ​knowing, in a way that is ​unfair: I ​dread to ​think what they say about me behind my back.
(Definition of behind sb's back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “behind sb's back”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在(某人)背后, 背地里,暗中…
in Turkish birinin arkasından, haberi olmadan…
in Russian за чьей-либо спиной…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在(某人)背後, 背地裡,暗中…
in Polish za czyimiś plecami…
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