Idiom of the Week: Spill the Beans

Meaning: To tell a secret to other people.


He finally spilled the beans and they arrested his accomplices.

I want the party to be a surprise, so don’t spill the beans!

After she spilled the beans about her relationship with Roger, her husband wanted a divorce.


Pop Quiz:

If someone spilled the beans about a secret you told them, how would you probably feel?

A.  Angry

B.  Sad

C.  Nervous

To see the correct answer, click on “Continue reading”:

The correct answer is A, B, and C! If someone told other people about a secret you trusted him or her with, you’d probably be angry because your friend broke your trust, sad because you thought you were better friends than that, and nervous because now more people know your secret!

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