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English definition of “give sth away”

give sth away

(SECRET) phrasal verb with give     /ɡɪv/ verb (gave, given)
B2 to tell people something secret , often without intending to: The party was meant to be a surprise , but Sharon gave it away. I won't give the game (= the information or plan ) away.Revealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of give sth away (SECRET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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