be a dead giveaway

  • 1 dead\ giveaway — • giveaway • dead giveaway noun (stress on give ) 1. An open secret. By mid afternoon, it was a dead giveaway who the new boss would be. 2. A forced or sacrifice sale at which items are sold for much less than their market value. The Simpson s… …

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  • 2 dead giveaway — dead giveaway, Informal. a complete betrayal …

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  • 3 dead giveaway — See a dead giveaway …

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  • 4 dead giveaway — noun Something that discloses, usually unintentionally, a fact or an intention. That disguise is a dead giveaway! Choose something less obvious …

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  • 5 dead giveaway — Synonyms and related words: babbling, betrayal, blabbering, blabbing, communication leak, divulgation, divulgement, divulgence, divulging, evulgation, giveaway, indiscretion, leak, letting out, obvious clue, telltale, telltale sign, unwitting… …

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  • 6 a dead giveaway — a clear signal, an obvious sign    The smile on her face was a dead giveaway that she got the job …

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  • 7 giveaway — • giveaway • dead giveaway noun (stress on give ) 1. An open secret. By mid afternoon, it was a dead giveaway who the new boss would be. 2. A forced or sacrifice sale at which items are sold for much less than their market value. The Simpson s… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 8 giveaway — I UK [ˈɡɪvəˌweɪ] / US noun Word forms giveaway : singular giveaway plural giveaways 1) [singular] a movement, action, or expression on someone s face that shows the truth about something or that lets you realize something that should be a secret… …

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  • 9 giveaway — or[dead giveaway] {n.} (stress on give ) 1. An open secret. * /By mid afternoon, it was a dead giveaway who the new boss would be./ 2. A forced or sacrifice sale at which items are sold for much less than their market value. * /The Simpson s… …

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  • 10 giveaway — or[dead giveaway] {n.} (stress on give ) 1. An open secret. * /By mid afternoon, it was a dead giveaway who the new boss would be./ 2. A forced or sacrifice sale at which items are sold for much less than their market value. * /The Simpson s… …

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  • 11 giveaway — give|a|way1 [ˈgıvəweı] n 1.) [singular] something that makes it easy for you to guess something be a clear/dead giveaway (=make it very easy to guess something) ▪ He d been smoking dope; his glazed eyes were a dead giveaway. 2.) something that is …

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  • 12 giveaway — give|a|way1 [ gıvə,weı ] noun 1. ) singular a movement, action, or expression on someone s face that shows the truth about something or lets you realize something that should be a secret: a dead (=obvious) giveaway: I knew she d passed. Her face… …

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  • 13 giveaway — 1 noun 1 (singular) something that makes it easy for you to guess something: be a clear/dead giveaway: He d been smoking dope; his glazed eyes were a dead giveaway. 2 (C) something that a shop gives you when you buy a product 2 adjective (only… …

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  • 14 giveaway — [ˈgɪvəˌweɪ] noun I 1) [singular] a movement, action, or expression on someone s face that shows the truth about something I knew she d passed. Her face was a dead giveaway (= an obvious giveaway).[/ex] 2) [C] a present that a company gives you to …

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  • 15 giveaway — n. (colloq.) unintentional revelation a dead giveaway * * * (colloq.) [ unintentional revelation ] a dead giveaway …

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  • 16 giveaway — n. something that reveals a fact that was meant to be concealed. (Often with dead.) □ The way he was walking was a giveaway to the fact that he was the one who was injured. □ The look on her face was a dead giveaway …

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  • 17 giveaway — Synonyms and related words: Grand Guignol, Passion play, Tom show, antimasque, audience success, babbling, ballet, best, betrayal, blabbering, blabbing, bomb, bottom, broadcast drama, burlesque show, charade, cliff hanger, closet drama, comedy… …

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  • 18 giveaway — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. disclosure, revelation, dead giveaway; premium, bonus, door prize, handout, come on, something for nothing; loss leader. See giving …

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  • 19 giveaway — /ˈgɪvəweɪ/ (say givuhway) Colloquial –noun 1. a disclosure or revelation, usually unintentional: a dead giveaway. 2. anything given away with an item for sale as a promotion. –adjective 3. (of a television program, etc.) characterised by the… …

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  • 20 Book of the Dead (anthology) — Book of the Dead is an anthology of horror stories first published in 1989, edited by John Skipp and Craig Spector. All the stories in the anthology are united by the same premise seen in the apocalyptic films of George A. Romero, depicting a… …

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