the less said, the better

idiom

used to say it is better to not say anything about something because it is bad, unpleasant, etc.
Regarding his recent behavior, perhaps the less said, the better.

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“The less said, the better.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20less%20said%2C%20the%20better. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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