give the show away

give the show away
give the show away
To let out a secret
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Main Entry:show

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  • give the show away — {v. phr.} To reveal a plan or information that is supposed to be secret. * /You have read further in the book than I have, but please don t tell me where the treasure was buried; otherwise you d be giving the show away./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give the show away — {v. phr.} To reveal a plan or information that is supposed to be secret. * /You have read further in the book than I have, but please don t tell me where the treasure was buried; otherwise you d be giving the show away./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give\ the\ show\ away — v. phr. To reveal a plan or information that is supposed to be secret. You have read further in the book than I have, but please don t tell me where the treasure was buried; otherwise you d be giving the show away …   Словарь американских идиом

  • give the show away — ► give the game (or show) away inadvertently reveal something secret. Main Entry: ↑give …   English terms dictionary

  • give the game away — 1. To disclose a secret 2. To give up, abandon (a game or contest) (Aust) • • • Main Entry: ↑game * * * give the game away phrase to let people know a secret or surprise when you did not want or intend to let them know The expression on her face… …   Useful english dictionary

  • give the show away —  Betray something, or allow it to be detected, accidentally or otherwise …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • give the game away — ► give the game (or show) away inadvertently reveal something secret. Main Entry: ↑give …   English terms dictionary

  • give the game (or show) away — inadvertently reveal something secret. → give …   English new terms dictionary

  • give the gate — Synonyms and related words: boot, bounce, bow out, break, bump, bundle, bundle off, bust, can, cashier, deconsecrate, defrock, degrade, demote, deplume, depose, deprive, dethrone, disbar, discharge, discrown, disemploy, disenthrone, dismiss,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • give — ► VERB (past gave; past part. given) 1) freely transfer the possession of; cause to receive or have. 2) yield as a product or result. 3) carry out (an action). 4) cause to experience or suffer. 5) state or put forward (information or argument) …   English terms dictionary

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