Meaning of “spill the beans” in the English Dictionary

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"spill the beans" in British English

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spill the beans

to tell people secret information:

So who spilled the beans about her affair with David?

(Definition of “spill the beans” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spill the beans" in American English

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spill the beans

to let secret information become known:

We’ll all be there at 6 for the surprise party – now don’t spill the beans!

(Definition of “spill the beans” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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