Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Secret"

The meaning of "Secret" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does a terrorist who wants to hold on to his secrets, and an interrogator who is willing to go to almost any lengths to pry them free. mean?
A: 自分の秘密を守りたいと思っているテロリストと、その秘密を発見するためにどんなことでも喜んで行う尋問官
Q: What does I'm sorry secret siren?? mean?
A: today that is how they are depicted, but originally they were actually more like... half birds who lived on an island 😂. But yes, today they are more like mermaids.
Q: What does He blundered out a secret. mean?
A: similar to "he said a secret accidentally"
Q: What does privy to solemn and magnificent secrets mean?
A: "Privy to" means you have private access to, it is often considered secretive. the word comes from the French word for private. There is still in the UK a "privy council" which ensures information is shared around certain people in the government, opposition, other civil servants and the queen whom the privy council is there to inform.
Q: What does Who knows the secret tomorrow will hold? mean?
A: It means that whatever will happen tomorrow is unknown, a secret.
"will hold" refers to the unknown things that tomorrow will bring.
I guess you could replace 'hold' with 'contain' and it would be easier to understand

Example sentences using "Secret"

Q: Please show me example sentences with 1. The secret was not discovered until he was dead.
The secret was not revealed...
The secret was not disclosed...
The secret was not exposed...
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2. The secret was not leaked out until he was dead.
The secret was not revealed....
A: The secret was not revealed until their marriage was over
The secret was not exposed until the company ran out of business

~ these two expressions are the most natural
Q: Please show me example sentences with 1. secret 2. secrecy (BTW what’s the different?).
A: 1. secret is a noun so you could say "My friend told me a secret", so my friend told me something important that I shouldn't tell anyone else.
2. secrecy could be used in a sentence as "She was sworn to secrecy" meaning that she couldn't tell anyone the 'secret' ever
Q: Please show me example sentences with keep a secret .
A: "Can you keep a secret?"
"I promised I would keep a secret for her."
"I hope she can keep my secret."
"Keeping a secret is hard to do."

Synonyms of "Secret" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between It's a secret. and It's a mystery. ?
A: In this context, I assume he is pretending not to know
Q: What is the difference between the key secrets to speaking English and the key secrets to speak English ?
A: speaking is correct
speak is grammatically incorrect




and "the key to.." or "the secret to..." would be better
Q: What is the difference between secret and confidence ?
A: I think you might be looking for the difference between "secret" and "confidental," but just in case you aren't, I'll list all three:
"Secret"--(n.) something that you don't want others to know or something you keep to yourself.
(adj.) a term used to describe something that you don't want others to see or know, or something that you keep to yourself
"Condifential"--(adj.)a term used to describe something that is intended to be secret or hidden away from people(very similar to "secret")
"Confidence"--(n.)a firm trust in someone or something: feeling certain about the truth of something
Q: What is the difference between I'd rather you didn't tell my secret. and I rather you had not told mt secert. ?
A: "I'd rather you did not tell my secret" = "I'd rather you not tell my secret." Both are present tense, telling the other person not to tell your secret in the future.

Note that "did" is in the present subjunctive tense, not the past tense.

"I'd rather you had not told my secret." is past tense, your friend already told your secret and you wish they had not.
Q: What is the difference between "secret" and "confidental" ?
A: "Confidential" is a much more formal sounding word, and often sounds like a government-style word. It's very serious.
"Secret" is more casual.

The difference is usually that you can discuss confidential things with other people that already know about them, whereas you're not supposed to talk to anyone about secrets.

However, it's generally far more serious to talk about something confidential with someone that wasn't supposed to know about it.

Translations of "Secret"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? It is impossible for there to be any secrets between us.
A: i think better you say “its impossible if there are any secrets between us”
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? is it right to say: If I tell you my secret, you promise you won’t tell it to anybody?
A: It's correct to say: "If I tell you my secret, will you promise not to tell it to anybody?"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? the secret for others human.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what is the secret to speak fluently like a native speaker?
A: Pronunciation of words help. practice the way you say your words and put them together. Yes, accents and country of origin do sometimes affect your fluency, however with enough practice it isn't impossible.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? is one secret
A: Not sure. But you mean maybe "it's a secret"?

Other questions about "Secret"

Q: It's a secret that I have been trembbling for 3 hours in there because of my acrophobia. does this sound natural?
A: @anovee: trembling* "It's a secret, because of my acrophobia, I've been trembling for three hours." sounds more natural.
Q: The secrets for the tasty soups of most ramen restaurants are closed to the public. does this sound natural?
A: "closed to the public" sounds like the public is not allowed in. I think the point still gets across ("denied access"), but I'd prefer using the word "hidden".

"The secrets for the tasty soups of most ramen restaurants are (kept) hidden from the public."
Q: ​​"secret look to someone"

or

"looking secretly to someone" does this sound natural?
A: A secret look to someone is a look that is unique, that carries a hidden meaning between two people.
Looking secretly to someone means that the way the person looked was subtle and trying not to be noticed, not the look itself.
In short;
A secret look = A look with a hidden meaning
Looking secretly = Looking at someone (normally), but trying not to be noticed whilst doing it, or only to be noticed by a certain person.
E.g. "The two friends exchanged a secret look."
"As the teacher surveyed the class, the boy looked secretly toward his friend."
Does this make sense?
Q: You could find out the secret of this town has ominous atmospher someday... does this sound natural?
A: I THINK you're trying to say,

"Someday you may find out that this town has a secret that gives it an ominous atmosphere."
Q: I really hope those secrets stays between the two of us does this sound natural?
A: It's perfect except stays should be singular.

“I really hope those secrets stay...”

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