go into a huddle

[go into a huddle] {v. phr.} 1. To gather close together as a teamin a football game, usually to find out your team's next play.

Thefootball team which has the ball goes into a huddle before every playto get orders on what play they will use.

2. {informal} To talktogether privately about something; discuss something where otherscannot hear.

The man went into a huddle with his lawyers beforeanswering the question.

The doctors went into a huddle and decidedto operate.