behind the scenes

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From behind +‎ the +‎ scenes.

Prepositional phrase[edit]

behind the scenes

  1. (theater) Behind the scenery and stage area; backstage.
  2. (idiomatic) In secret; out of public view.
    Many videos come with features that show what went on behind the scenes to make the movie and special effects.



behind the scenes (not comparable)

  1. Being or working out in secret or out of public view.
  2. Divulging or reporting hidden workings.