Definition of 'let the cat out of the bag'
Example sentences containing 'let the cat out of the bag'
The Sun (2015)
But the 17-year-old student from Belfast let the cat out of the bag when she blurted out that her dad was behind bars.The Sun (2012)
You can only hope she will move on but, if she lets the cat out of the bag, you will be looking for a new girlfriend.The Sun (2011)
Definition of let the cat out of the bag from the Collins English Dictionary
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