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2021.02.12 14:25

English idioms : She’s a whistleblower

Dialogue

Sam: I can

’t believe how Clare goes around with Alice.

Kathy: Why is that? What’s wrong with Alice?

Sam: She’s a whistleblower and she rats on others in her department.

Kathy: Then, we have to warn Clare as soon as possible lest she slips up.

Sam: Yeah, the sooner the better.

Kathy: Actually! I’m afraid Clare is the villain of the piece but not the other way round. Obviously; she is covering up by spreading rumors about Alice.

Sam: You don’t say!

Vocabulary

Go around with: to go places and do things with a particular person.

A whistleblower: a person who tells someone in authority about what is happening.

Rat on: to inform on (someone).

Lest: for fear that.

Slip up: make a careless error.

The sooner the better: right away; the sooner something [referred to] gets done, the better things will be.

The other way round: the opposite of what is expected or supposed.

You don’t say: used to express amazement or disbelief.
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  • Jack 2021.02.12 14:42

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    I really appreciate your sharing
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.12 14:43

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    @Jack anytime 🤗
  • Jack 2021.02.12 14:52

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    @Lucky 王乐乐 祝您春节愉快!
  • KEI 2021.02.12 15:58

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    👏👏👏
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.12 16:16

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    @KEI hey long time no see
  • Andy 2021.02.12 17:25

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    Thanks for sharing.
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.12 18:00

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    @Andy your welcome 🙏
  • Kashif کاشف 2021.02.13 03:59

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    Thank you my teacher 😊
  • Somaye 2021.02.13 07:06

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    I appreciate you for sharing practical idioms 🌹🥰
  • Lucky 王乐乐 2021.02.13 07:08

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    @Somaye your welcome

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