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    #1

    Question turn sb in the second

    Waht does this idiom mean?
    Example (from 'Hunger Games' vol 2, p 220)
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    'I tracked down Ripper this morning and told her I'd turn her in the second she sold [liquor] to either of you.'
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    Re: turn sb in the second

    Report her to the police or authorities.

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    Re: turn sb in the second

    I told her I would turn her in.
    When would you turn her in?
    The second she sold liquor to either of you.

    "The second" means "immediately" or "at the exact instant".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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