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let the cat out of the bag

to ​allow a ​secret to be ​known, usually without ​intending to: I was ​trying to ​keep the ​party a ​secret, but Mel went and ​let the cat out of the ​bag.
(Definition of let the cat out of the bag from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “let the cat out of the bag”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无意中泄秘,说漏嘴…
in Turkish bir sırrı ağzından kaçırmak, ifşa etmek, baklayı ağzından çıkarmak…
in Russian проговориться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無意中泄秘,說漏嘴…
in Polish wygadać się…
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