Значение идиомы let one’s left hand know what one’s right hand is doing

[let one’s left hand know what one’s right hand is doing] {v. phr.}1. To make a show of your kindness or help to others. – Used in thenegative.

The Bible tells us not to let the left hand know what theright hand is doing when we give to the poor.

2. {informal} To leteveryone taking part in something know what each is doing; encouragecooperation in working.

Tom told Fred and Bill to meet him in town, but he forgot to tell them where. Next time he’ll let his left handknow what his right hand is doing.

– Often used in the negative.

Our team lost today because the coach and captain did not let theleft hand know what the right was doing, and the players were allmixed up.


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Значение идиомы let one’s left hand know what one’s right hand is doing