spring sth on sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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spring sth on sb

phrasal verb with spring uk   us   /sprɪŋ/ verb [I usually + adv/prep] (sprang or US also sprung, sprung)
to ​suddenlytell or ​ask someone something when they do not ​expect it: I ​hope he's not going to ​spring any ​nastysurprises on us at the ​meeting this ​morning.
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