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Put it on the line

verb phrase

To speak candidly and straightforwardly; tell it like it is: They are more likely to give it to you if you lay it on the table (1940s+)

Related Terms

lay it on the line


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  • Put it on the street

    verb phrase To disclose something, esp rather publicly: So we put it on the street that she was leaving (1970s+)

  • Put it over on someone

    verb phrase To deceive; fool: Be careful, nobody puts it over on her [1913+; found slightly earlier as put it all over on]

  • Put it past someone

    Related Terms not put it past someone

  • Put it to someone

    verb phrase To do the sex act with or to; screw (1940s+)

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