give something away


give something away
1》 reveal something secret.
2》 (in sport) concede a goal or advantage to the opposition.
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  • give something away — give (someone/something) away to tell or show something that is private or secret. She didn t want us to know she was upset, but the look on her face gave her away. I haven t seen the movie yet, so don t give away the ending. Usage notes: said… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • give someone away — give (someone/something) away to tell or show something that is private or secret. She didn t want us to know she was upset, but the look on her face gave her away. I haven t seen the movie yet, so don t give away the ending. Usage notes: said… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • explain something away — exˌplain sthaˈway derived to give reasons why sth is not your fault or why sth is not important Main entry: ↑explainderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • pipe something away Nautical — give a signal for a boat to start. → pipe …   English new terms dictionary