inform against (someone)

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inform against (someone)

To share or reveal compromising information about someone, usually to the authorities. If you inform against him to the cops, he'll definitely send some of his goons out after you. Yeah, I know about your shady deals, but I didn't inform against you, I swear!
See also: inform
References in classic literature ?
For they suffered nobody to look out, especially with any lights, lest they should know faces, and inform against them afterwards.