a damp squib

a damp squib
Meaning: an event which people think will be exciting but which is disappointing when it happens.
Example: The party turned out to be a bit of a damp squib. Half the people who'd been invited didn't turn up.

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between you and me

between you and me Meaning: in confidence. Example: I tell you something, just between you and me, I don't think her painting deserve the first prize.

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