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let the cat out of the bag

let the cat out of the bag

Date: Mar 02 2006


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“We never let the cat out of the bag.”

Former professional wrestler Superstar Graham, talking about being related to a famous promoter.


1. Definition - Study the definition.

tell a secret; make a secret known to others

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been pretty secretive about their relationship. In January, however, they let the cat out of the bag and shared the news that Angelina is pregnant.

To let the cat out of the bag means to tell or reveal something secretive. For example, my girlfriend wants to know what I have planned for her birthday, but I’m not going to let the cat out of the bag. I don’t want to ruin the surprise.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“I didn’t want my sister to find out about her birthday surprise, but yesterday her friend let the cat out of the bag and told her she was getting a new bike!”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

hossein99 reveal secrets
by hossein99
don't take risk to loose some thing wich you have
by lhachimi
malegal divulge confidential information or secrets;give sth away.
by malegal
They always keep the secret on what they are doing, don't let anyone find out.
by Lindsay
teddy008 I think this phrase means let something or somebody out of control.
by teddy008
nakajima TO LET THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG means to tell someone a secret. Susan let the cat out of the bag and Joshua found out about the surprise birthday party we were planning.
by nakajima
seungmoh I guess the meaning like action that never acted.
by seungmoh
disclose a secret with no intention
by higine
PinkRibbon spill the beans...when you divulge information that is supposed to be a secret.
by PinkRibbon
reveal the secret unconsciously.
by vander
reveal the news or secret ,let the secret is not to be a secret anymore
by mary117
hojat541 it means reveal a secret .
by hojat541
reveal secret
by rongguangping

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good phrase

11:01 PM Mar 01 2006 |

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