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behind the scenes

C2 If something happens behind the scenes, it happens without most people knowing about it, especially when something else is happening publicly: A lot of hard work has been going on behind the scenes.
(Definition of behind the scenes from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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behind-the-scenes

unknown to the public: behind-the-scenes negotiations
(Definition of behind-the-scenes from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “behind the scenes”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不公开地,幕后地…
in Turkish saman altından, el altından, gizlice…
in Russian за кулисами, тайно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不公開地,幕後地…
in Polish za kulisami…
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