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    The word is out

    What is the meaning of the expression in bold?

    "The word is out that if you are looking for ...support you need to see [A name of an organization]."

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    Re: The word is out

    It means that everyone knows, everyone has been told. "The cat is out of the bag".

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    Re: The word is out

    "The word is out" means that something has become known to the public or to a specific group. "The cat is out of the bag" means that a secret has been revealed.

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