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    She kept it a secret.
    She kept it as a secret.
    Which one is correct?

    thanks!

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    Default keep a secret

    She kept it a secret.
    She kept it as a secret.
    Which one is correct?

    thanks!

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    'She kept it secret' is better IMO.

    FRC

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    'She kept it secret' is better IMO.

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    Both of these are good to use.
    keep it secret = keep it a secret

    But in my opinion, these two usages may have subtle difference in meaning.

    keep it a secret - I won't tell anybody

    keep it as a secret - I won't tell anybody nor I want anybody else to find out the truth.

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    Both of these are good to use.
    keep it secret = keep it a secret

    But in my opinion, these two usages may have subtle difference in meaning.

    keep it a secret - I won't tell anybody

    keep it as a secret - I won't tell anybody nor I want anybody else to find out the truth.

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    I think that they are all right.

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    Default Re: keep a secret

    Quote Originally Posted by bread
    She kept it a secret.
    She kept it as a secret.
    Which one is correct?

    thanks!
    in my opinion i think they are both correct

    the first one i think it means the secret between u and me
    and the second one is the secret put safely away and never mentioning it ever again

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    Default Re: keep a secret

    Quote Originally Posted by bread
    She kept it a secret.
    She kept it as a secret.
    Which one is correct?

    thanks!
    in my opinion i think they are both correct

    the first one i think it means the secret between u and me
    and the second one is the secret put safely away and never mentioning it ever again

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