tell tales out of school

tell tales out of school
tell tales out of school
To reveal confidential matters
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Main Entry:tale

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  • tell tales out of school — {v. phr.} To tell something that is secret; tell others something that is not meant to be known. * /Don t tell Jane anything. She is always telling tales out of school./ Compare: LET THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG, SPILL THE BEANS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tell tales out of school — {v. phr.} To tell something that is secret; tell others something that is not meant to be known. * /Don t tell Jane anything. She is always telling tales out of school./ Compare: LET THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG, SPILL THE BEANS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tell\ tales\ out\ of\ school — v. phr. To tell something that is secret; tell others something that is not meant to be known. Don t tell Jane anything. She is always telling tales out of school. Compare: let the cat out of the bag, spill the beans …   Словарь американских идиом

  • never tell tales out of school — The phrase to tell tales out of school is also used. 1530 W. TYNDALE Practice of Prelates B1v So that what cometh once in may never out for feare of tellinge tales out of scole. 1616 J. WITHALS Dict. (rev. ed.) 573 You must not tel tales out of… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • tell tales out of school — reveal secrets, tell secrets …   English contemporary dictionary

  • out of school — See: TELL TALES OUT OF SCHOOL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of school — See: TELL TALES OUT OF SCHOOL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out\ of\ school — See: tell tales out of school …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tell — see tell the truth and shame the devil blood will tell you can’t tell a book by its cover children and fools tell the truth dead men tell no tales every picture tells a story …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • tell — I. /tɛl / (say tel) verb (told, telling) –verb (t) 1. to give an account or narrative of; narrate; relate (a story, tale, etc.): to tell one s life story. 2. to make known by speech or writing (a fact, news, information, etc.); communicate. 3. to …  

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