snitch on

snitch on (one)

To inform against a criminal or wrongdoer to a figure of authority. I'm afraid the mafia will make a hit on me since I snitched on them to the police about their money-laundering operation. Why would you snitch on me to the teacher like that?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

snitch on someone

to tattle on someone. You wouldn't snitch on me, would you? Timmy snitched on his older brother.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

snitch on

To disclose incriminating information about someone: She snitched on the coworker who had been stealing petty cash. He snitched on his little brother for breaking the vase.
See also: on, snitch
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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So if you want to look like you have a golden snitch on your head, then this is what you would need to copy - oh, and fork out the small sum of PS920 for the privilege.
For instance, in the Child Safety Coloring and Activity Book, distributed by the Department of Justice in partnership with D.A.R.E., cartoon characters instruct students how and when to snitch on their peers and parents.
Beyond D.A.R.E., Campus Crime Stoppers--the youth division of the national Crime Stoppers organization--offers cash rewards for students to snitch on their peers for drug offenses.
WHILE SOME KIDS are happy to scrutinize and snitch on their parents and peers, such efforts have also ignited resistance.
"The kid went to court and he didn't have any drug traffickers to snitch on and even his own defence lawyer says 'Is there anybody you want to help set up?'
But Rashi digs deeper: In saying "the matter has become known," he argues, Moses really means that now he understands why the Israelites were condemned to slaverythe wicked Hebrew man beating his brother and threatening to snitch on Moses if he intervened is the embodiment of the moral failures that have propelled God to inflict such a severe punishment on His people.
BY THE TIME "Stop Snitchin'" hit mainstream awareness last year--with a memorable moment when the rapper Cam'ron told Anderson Cooper that he wouldn't even snitch on a serial killer next door--the slogan and subculture phenomenon of T-shirts, music video references and DVDs had become easy for pundits to tut-tut as irresponsible and dangerous, a street-life rebellious pose that smacked of witness intimidation.
Brown does a respectable job of building a clear-eyed case against the use of informants, and sentencing policies and enforcement practices that have created a situation where low-level dealers snitch on each other to get reduced sentences and prisons overflow with people of color, all the while having no impact on the drug trade.
You all best hope I don't bust case because people will be in trouble and you will never snitch on anyone again, I promise you that.