IDIOMS

spill the tea

(idiomatic, informal) To disclose information, especially of a sensitive nature.

Example: 2012, Demetria L. Lucas, "Should I Worry That He Earns Less Money?", CARE, Issue #18, October 2012, page 18:
  They are up in your business because you invited them in by spilling the tea on what you and your man earn.
2013, Stanley Bennett Clay, "A Fun Quick Read", DBQ Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 1, January/February 2013, page 9:
  […] she makes good on her promise to out her celebrity husband in the media by going on the top nationally syndicated radio talk show of Neicy Ross, an even more tacky version of Wendy Williams, and spills the tea on her man in delicious detail, […]
2013, "The Ones To Watch", Brink Magazine, Issue 26, February/March 2013, page 17:
  Four different entrepreneurs and talents spill the tea on success, failure and lessons learned.
For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:spill the tea.

English Idioms

English Idioms - Any language is incomplete without the presence or use of idioms. The same is true with the English language. When talk about idiom, it is the phrase, group of words, or saying that has a non-literal (metaphorical) meaning that has become accepted in daily usage. The symbolic representation of idiom is much different from the definition of words present in the phrase or statement. There are a vast number of idioms and they’re utilized much commonly in different languages. According to the estimation, the English language has around 25,000 idioms.

Idioms are not just evolved around the language but they act like the building blocks of the said language and civilization. They also put great intensity to transform the language more dynamic and interesting. Idioms bring out a great illustration to the regular speech. In addition, the also brings a great sense of fun and mystery about them. Why are Idioms difficult to understand? It is mainly due to the meanings. Usually, they create a great hurdle for non-native speakers. It is a reason that idioms’ characteristics make them difficult and strange them to understand for the learners of the English language. What is the difference between idiom and proverb? An idiom is neither a bit of advice nor general truth. However, a proverb is a well-known saying; it represents a piece of advice or general truth.

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