give oneself away

give oneself away
give oneself away
To betray one's secret unawares
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  • give oneself away — {v. phr.} To show guilt; show you have done wrong. * /The thief gave himself away by spending so much money./ * /Carl played a joke on Bob and gave himself away by laughing./ Compare: GIVE AWAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give oneself away — {v. phr.} To show guilt; show you have done wrong. * /The thief gave himself away by spending so much money./ * /Carl played a joke on Bob and gave himself away by laughing./ Compare: GIVE AWAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give\ oneself\ away — v. phr. To show guilt; show you have done wrong. The thief gave himself away by spending so much money. Carl played a joke on Bob and gave himself away by laughing. Compare: give away …   Словарь американских идиом

  • give oneself away — show guilt, show one has done wrong She gave herself away when she said that she hadn t seen her boyfriend but he had already said that he had met her earlier …   Idioms and examples

  • give oneself up — {v.} To stop hiding or running away; surrender. * /The thief gave himself up to the police./ * /Mr. Thompson hit another car, and his wife told him to give himself up./ Compare: TURN IN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give oneself up — {v.} To stop hiding or running away; surrender. * /The thief gave himself up to the police./ * /Mr. Thompson hit another car, and his wife told him to give himself up./ Compare: TURN IN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give\ oneself\ up — v To stop hiding or running away; surrender. The thief gave himself up to the police. Mr. Thompson hit another car, and his wife told him to give himself up. Compare: turn in …   Словарь американских идиом

  • give oneself up — surrender, stop hiding or running away The robbers gave themselves up when the police surrounded the house …   Idioms and examples

  • give — [c]/gɪv / (say giv) verb (gave, given, giving) –verb (t) 1. to deliver freely; bestow; hand over: to give someone a present. 2. to deliver to another in exchange for something; pay. 3. to pass over to: give me that book, please. 4. to grant… …  

  • give away — {v.} 1. To give as a present. * /Mrs. Jones has several kittens to give away./ 2. To hand over (a bride) to her husband at the wedding. * /Mr. Jackson gave away his daughter./ 3. To let (a secret) become known; tell the secret of. * /The little… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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