spill the beans

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spɪl ðə biːnz/

Verb[edit]

spill the beans ‎(third-person singular simple present spills the beans, present participle spilling the beans, simple past and past participle spilled the beans)

  1. (intransitive) To reveal a secret; to disclose.
    They had planned it as a surprise party, but somebody spilled the beans.
  2. (intransitive) To fart. (Can we verify(+) this sense?)
    Someone suddenly spilled the beans during the meeting.

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