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spill the beans

Definition of spill the beans in English:

informal Reveal secret information unintentionally or indiscreetly.
Example sentences
  • In addition to telling us the good, the not-so-good and the surprising news about your relationship with food, you also spilled the beans on your deepest, darkest dieting secrets.
  • The girls scampered outside to play, so Laurie couldn't pump them for information - little children will usually spill the beans without meaning to.
  • I am certainly disappointed that since her death so many people that she trusted have broken that trust and for financial gain have spilt the beans.
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