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东窗事发 

dōng chuāng shì fā

Literal Meaning 字面意思

The incident revealed in the eastern window

Definition 定义

To expose a secret or a conspiracy

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Came to light; brought to light; to let the cat out of the bag; spill the beans; give the game away; lift the lid

Example 例句

当他曾经欺负幼儿园学生的事情东窗事发后,他就被学校退学了。 After the truth that he used to bully the kindergarten kids was uncovered, the school expelled him.

Similar 相似词

露出马脚

Opposite 相反词

秘而不宣
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