Idiom:  behind someone’s back

Definition

Idiom:  behind someone’s back

  • something happening when someone is not present


Example sentences

  • My colleague is really nice to me but I don’t trust him because I know he talks negatively about me behind my back.
  • I think my best friend is talking badly about me behind my back because she's often whispering to someone and then stops talking when I approach her.
  • Do you realize that your team is arriving late every morning behind your back?
  • We've just installed cameras in our home to make sure our babysitter isn't doing anything behind our back.
  • Yesterday, I learned my girlfriend was cheating on me behind my back with my best friend.
  • Someone told my manager that I was disagreeing with her behind her back and it's totally untrue!
  • The committee arranged a meeting behind my colleague's back so I need to send her a message to let her know what's going on.
  • My assistant is so amazing. She's always able to find out what people are saying behind my back


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