sing like a bird

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sing like a bird

  1. (simile) to divulge secrets with little coercion
    • 2004, Kasey Michaels, Maggie Without a Clue, Page 397
      Totila will sing like a bird to the cops once I show the photocopies, ...
  2. (simile) to have a beautiful singing voice
    • 1882, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 131 Page 709
      When she had gone on a little, she began to sing like a bird, her sweet young voice rising on the air as if it had wings...

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