Spill the beans 洩漏秘密

Image caption Coffee 'beans' are actually seeds from a coffee bush


當你讓某人 spill the beans 的時候,你實際上是讓此人把秘密告訴你,洩漏秘密。


As soon as he was arrested the thief spilled the beans: he told the police about the other members of his gang. The police caught them all.

You spent a whole hour in the boss's office. Is he going to give a pay rise? Come on, spill the beans!


另一個短語是 full of beans 意思是精力衝沛,充滿活力。

Johnny was full of beans when he visited his grandfather. The old man did everything to please the boy.