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(the) word is/gets out

a piece of news is known, especially if it was secret or if it will cause changes: The word is out that superstar Candice is to marry towards the end of this year.
(Definition of (the) word is/gets out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “(the) word is/gets out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有消息说…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有消息說…
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