spill the works(redirected from they spilled the works)
spill the works
To reveal something that was meant to be kept a secret or surprise. We had everything organized for Bruce's surprise party, but Kate accidentally spilled the works to him on the way home. All right, spill the works! What's going on?
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spill the worksverb
See spill the beans
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