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noise around

To spread gossip, secrets, or confidential information around to other people. A noun or pronoun can be used between "noise" and "around." I heard Tom and Eliza are getting a divorce! I wouldn't go noising that around to anyone else, though! Surely she isn't so foolish as to noise around confidential business details to her subordinates.
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Sound asleep, in the middle of the night some noises around your house awaken you up.
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Speaking in 2015, chairman John Hays said: "The Hays story is an interesting one given the noises around the 'death of the high street'.
The lift kept beeping and there were different noises around the building."
"A lot of the grandstands had quite a few people in as well and you heard some pretty loud noises around the course.
Instead of picking up your voice plus all of the environmental noises around you, the microphone picks up your speech directly from the sound waves in your ear canal.
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"There have been examples of people out walking and not understanding the noises around them," Mr Middleton said.
There were a few positive noises around Dublin that Giovanni Trapattoni had unearthed a couple of gems in Seamus Coleman and Shane Long but we've been saying for months that they should have been central to his planning.
Dumbarton teenager Jonathan Rainey spent his childhood struggling to cope with the noises around him.
The winger has heard the negative noises around the national team as 2010 grinded to a halt, with defeat at home to Norway ending a disappointing year.
Miss Fyffe also noticed they had no gas after their central heating unit started making strange noises around 4.45am.
No surprise then that when he makes noises around education policy, people tend to sit up and listen.
Detective Inspector Allan Donoghue said: "Timothy's father was startled when the winds started to increase in speed and trees started making creaking noises around them.
The way it works is the headset has microphones in the earpieces that listen to and then generate blocking frequencies for the noises around the wearer.