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Let the cat out of the bag/Spill the beans

Significa: Revelar un secreto.(let the cat out of the bag) La revelación deautorizado de un secreto (spill the beans)
¿Existe unos dichos semejantes en español?
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I'm afraid not. The best I can think of is the expression: se me escapó.
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Levantar la liebre must be South American, because I've never heard it before.
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He revelado tu mentira sofia, la policia vendra por ti.
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Levantar la liebre must be South American, because I've never heard it before.
Quite possible. I pulled the translation from the Internet and didn't check localization. We may want to add a plain translation in the idiom dictionary for you guys in the other hemisphere.

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On another website "discubrir el paste" I never heard of that. They mentioned "paste" was a cake
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Descubrir el pastel, Poli.
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Descubrir el pastel, Poli.
Have you ever heard that mean divulge a secret?
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