Definition of take or lift the lid off or lift the lid on in English:
informal Reveal unwelcome secrets about: the programme lifts the lid on the true scale of the bungled police investigation
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- Sometimes the rule that lets us lift the lid on the nation's secrets comes up with humdrum stuff.
- A lighthearted charity auction will lift the lid on the bathroom secrets of the stars next month to help autistic children - by auctioning autographed toilet seats.
- The new committee also plans to lift the lid off Athy's secret and promote the waterways at a national level by advertising in national newspaper and magazines.
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