[Vocabulary] I want an idiom or another better friendly structure than Leave it as a surprise.

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saloom2

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Hi there,

I want to know how to write to my friend this:

I wont tell you anything about [blah blah] to leave it as a surprise.

Is there any idiom or better sentence than that in bold letters?





PS: this sentence just to clarify what I mean.
 

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Hi there,

I want to know how to write this to my friend:

I won't tell you anything about [blah blah] to leave it as a surprise.

Is there any idiom or better sentence than that in bold letters?





PS: this sentence ​is just to clarify what I mean.

I can't immediately think of any relevant idioms. I would probably express it as "I won't tell you anything about [blah blah] just now; I'll keep it as a surprise".
 
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OK! Do you know a site where I can find idioms?
 

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Right here on this very forum. Click here!
 

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I won't tell you anything about [blah blah] to leave it as a surprise.

You could say... because it would spoil the surprise.

 

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:up: - 'spoil' collocates much better with 'surprise'. Another possibility is to rewrite the sentence, using the expression 'keep it as a surprise'.

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I won't tell you anything about it - I don't want to let the cat out of the bag.
 
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