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Behind the scenes !!!
Desmond Isn't that Jed Watney, the gossip columnist over there, talking to the congressman.
Jake Let me see ... it sure is. I wonder why he's talking to him.
Desmond Whatever it is, I'll bet Jed's picking up some juicy political tidbits.
Jake He certainly seems to know about all the things that are going on behind the scenes here.
Desmond That's why everybody reads his column.
Jake They do, but some of them are worried that they'll be reading something about themselves that they don't want other people to know.
Explanation :
 
Behind the scenes - Revealing what is done out of public view
 
Example : In his speech, the university president thanked all the staff who had worked behind the scenes to make the fund-raising campaign a success.
 
 
 

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors

 

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