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tumble to sth

UK old-fashioned informal
phrasal verb with tumble uk   us   /ˈtʌm.bl̩/ verb [I]
to ​suddenlyunderstand something: I ​think he's ​tumbled to ​ourplan.
(Definition of tumble to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tumble to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然明白,对…恍然大悟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然明白,對…恍然大悟…
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