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Meaning of “spill the beans” in the English Dictionary

"spill the beans" in British English

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spill the beans

to ​tellpeoplesecretinformation: 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 ​letsecretinformationbecomeknown: We’ll all be there at 6 for the ​surpriseparty – now don’t spill the ​beans!
(Definition of spill the beans from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spill the beans”
in Chinese (Simplified) 泄漏秘密…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洩漏秘密…
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