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Phrase of the week: unter vier Augen

Updated: Nov 7, 2020

By Katarina Ristic

unter vier Augen

Figurative expression: In private

If two people wish to discuss something in private, they do so ‘under four eyes’ – unter vier Augen.Können wir unter vier Augen sprechen? = Can we talk in private?Er sagte mir unter vier Augen, dass er den Test nicht bestanden hat. = He told me in confidence that he had failed the test.Wir werden es später unter vier Augen besprechen. = We’ll discuss it in private later.

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