If our friend here is 'copped,' to speak his language, he means to 'blow the gaff
' on you and me.
Now, sooner than let the Protectionists triumph, the Cobden Club itself would blow the gaff
and point out to the workers that Protection only means compelling the proprietors of England to employ slaves resident in England and therefore presumably--though by no means necessarily--Englishmen.
A junior marine engineer on the liner Caribbean Princess, he risked his career to blow the gaff
on illegal pollution by luxury cruise ships.
Mr Loughton, the East Worthing and Shoreham MP, said he tried to join to "blow the gaff
on this total farce".
Bob's real mother Theresa turning up was horrific, and I thought she'd blow the gaff
and tell him.
Across the town, the Cow and Snuffers where Disraeli is said to have dallied while on his way to meet a mistress - no kiss 'n' tell tabloids to blow the gaff
And, without wishing to blow the gaff
, I'm glad I did.
On the following pages we blow the gaff
, no holds barred.
THE end of the road could be in sight for in-car radar detectors that blow the gaff
on roadside speed cameras.
I have much experience of teaching adults and training adults out here in the real world so, with respect, your correspondent should take it easy and not blow the gaff
for the teaching profession whose perks they all want to keep, thank you!
In his final sentence Shapiro's literary piety threatens to blow the gaff
on an otherwise worthy project in his platitudinous insistence that 'One things remains certain: as long as anxieties about racial, national, sexual, and religious difference continue to haunt the way we imagine ourselves and respond to others, Shakespeare's words will remain "not of an age, but for all time"' (229).
It will, I hope, blow the gaff
on the treatment of the Queen Mother's relatives Nerissa and Katherine Bowes-Lyon, dumped into an institution in 1941 when aged 15 and 22 and, say ancient nurses who worked there, left to rot.
Ford Kiernan could lambast any wrong turnings with a "gonnae no' dae that" and in the event of a complete navigational foul-up, Dad's Army's Private Frazer could pipe up: "We're doomed!" Your choice of sat-nav voice probably reveals more about your character than you think - or at least it does when your children blow the gaff
And then along comes Ste' to blow the gaff
,compounding it with probably one of the worst goalkeeping displays since Gary ``Careless Hands'' Sprake threw the ball in his own net in front of the Kop.