tell on someone Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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tell on someone

phrasal verb with tell  us   /tel/ verb (past tense and past participle told  /toʊld/ )
to give ​information about someone's ​badbehavior or ​secrets: If you don’t ​stophitting, I’m going to tell on you.
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