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"get wind of sth" in British English

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get wind of sth

to ​hear a ​piece of ​information that someone ​else was ​trying to ​keepsecret: I don't ​want my ​colleagues to get wind of the ​fact that I'm ​leaving.
(Definition of get wind of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get wind of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 听到…的风声, 得知…秘密消息…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聽到…的風聲, 得知…秘密消息…
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