behind the scenes
See also: behind-the-scenes
- behind-the-scenes (adjective)
- (theater, film) Behind the scenery and stage area; backstage.
Many videos come with features that show what went on behind the scenes to make the movie and special effects.
- (idiomatic) In secret; out of public view.
The government has been negotiating behind the scenes with the separatists for months.
in secret; out of public view