Translation of "tip-off" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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tip-offnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈtɪp.ɒf/ us /ˈtɪp.ɑːf/ informal

a secret warning or piece of secret information

Acting on a tip-off, the police arrested the drug dealers. 警方根据密报采取行动,逮捕了毒品贩子。
Following a tip-off from a friend, we sold all our shares in the company. 根据一位朋友透露的消息,我们出售了手中该公司的所有股份。

(Translation of “tip-off” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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