come out in the open with (something)(redirected from came out in the open with)
come out in the open with (something)
To reveal something to the public. After months of tabloid speculation, the young starlet has finally come out in the open with news of her divorce.
come out in(to) the open with something
Fig. to make something known publicly. The auditors came out into the open with the story of the bankruptcy. After much fuss about its secret dealings, the city council came out in the open with the whole story.