dob sb in Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"dob sb in" in British English

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dob sb in

UK informal
phrasal verb with dob uk   /dɒb/  us   /dɑːb/ verb (-bb-)
to ​secretlytell someone in ​authority that someone ​else has done something ​wrong: Who was it who dobbed me in (to the ​teacher)?
(Definition of dob sb in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dob sb in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 打(某人的)小报告,告发(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打(某人的)小報告,告發(某人)…
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