die aap uit die mou laat

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die aap uit die mou laat

  1. (idiomatic) To let the cat out of the bag
  2. (idiomatic) To disclose a secret; to let a secret be known, often inadvertently.
    Ek het die aap uit [my] mou gelaat.
    I let the cat out of the bag.
    (literally, “I let the monkey out of my sleeve.”)