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name names

to tell someone in authority the names of people involved in a secret or illegal activity
(Definition of name names from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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name names

to tell the names of people who are involved in something bad or illegal: She said she would never name names, even if she were offered money.
(Definition of name names from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “name names”
in Chinese (Simplified) 供出(参与秘密或非法行动者的)姓名…
in Chinese (Traditional) (供出參與秘密或非法行動者的)姓名…
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