n (idm 习语) be in cahoots (with sb) (infml 口 esp US) be planning sth (usu dishonest) with sb; be in league (with sb) 与某人合谋某事（通常为坏事）; （与某人）结伙
*The two criminals were in cahoots (with each other). 那两个罪犯（彼此）勾结在一起.
[Date: 1800-1900; Origin: Perhaps from French cahute 'small wooden building']
be in cahoots (with sb)
to be working secretly with another person or group, especially in order to do something dishonest
The Forest Service and the timber industry were in cahoots.