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tip sb off

phrasal verb with tip /tɪp/ verb (-pp-)
to warn someone secretly about something that will happen, so that they can take action or prevent it from happening
向(某人)告密;給(某人)通風報信
[+ that] Somebody must have tipped the burglars off that the house would be empty.
一定是有人向盜賊走漏了消息,才會人去屋空。
The robber was caught when someone tipped off the police.
有人向警方報信後,搶劫者即被抓獲。
Threats and warningsRevealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of tip sb off from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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