Meaning: To tell other people about your romantic relationships (usually used in the negative).
They asked him what it was like dating a Hollywood star, and he said he never kisses and tells.
A real gentleman doesn’t kiss and tell.
Let’s keep our relationship a secret, okay? No kissing and telling!
Which is an example of kissing and telling?
A. Asking someone out on a date.
B. Talking on the telephone with your boyfriend.
C. Telling your coworker all about your ex-boyfriend.
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The correct answer is C. It’s definitely kissing and telling when you tell somebody you work with about your former boyfriend. The first rule of modern romance is: don’t kiss and tell!
3 thoughts on “Idiom of the Week: Kiss and Tell”
One of my colleague. She have told me about all her romantic relationships. But she hated me and said ” why don’t you kiss and tell”? I said ” if you don’t keep your secret. No one will keep it for you”
Sorry, I made a grammar mistake. She has told me ……….
Joe Please check my grammar and reply to me. Thank You!
Yes, you made a few grammar mistakes – but remember, we learn by making mistakes! Here’s how I would write it:
One of my colleagues told me all about her romantic relationships. But then she got angry with me and said, “Why don’t you kiss and tell?” I said, “If you don’t keep your own secret, no one will keep it for you.”