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English definition of “tell on sb”

tell on sb

(INFORM) informal phrasal verb with tell     /tel/ verb (told, told)
to give information about someone, usually something bad that they have said or done, especially to a person in authorityRevealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of tell on sb (INFORM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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