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- phrase idiomatic To
disclosea secret; to let a secret be known, often inadvertently.
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- verb divulge confidential information or secrets
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(Mid-1700s) The inverse of the idiom pig in a poke. If a dishonest merchant tries to sell a cat as a pig and the cat comes out or is taken out of the bag, the merchant's secret is disclosed.
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