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inform against/on sb

phrasal verb with inform uk   /ɪnˈfɔːm/ us   /ɪnˈfɔːrm/ verb [T]
If you inform on/against someone, you give the police information, usually secretly, about that person, showing that he or she has done something wrong: The terrorists said that anyone caught informing on them would be killed.
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Translations of “inform against/on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) (向警方)告发(某人)…
in Turkish ihbar etmek…
in Russian доносить на кого-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) (向警方)告發(某人)…
in Polish donosić na kogoś…
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