let (someone) in on (something)

let (someone) in on (something)
let (someone) in on (something) to tell someone a secret.

Bill, could you let me in on your techniques for getting along with girls?

The plan was so well guarded they only let three people in on it.

Related vocabulary: horn in on someone/something, in on something

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