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keep one's counsel

  1. To keep one's own business private; to be careful, circumspect, or discreet in what one says concerning one's own deeds, situation, or thoughts.
    Synonyms: hold one's peace, keep one's cards close to one's chest, keep one's mouth shut, keep one's own counsel
  2. To keep a secret for someone else; to be careful, circumspect, or discreet in what one says concerning someone else's deeds, situation, or thoughts.
    Synonym: keep one's mouth shut