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    idiomatic expression

    what is the meaning of the following idioms?: 1.dont let the cat out of the bag 2.won laurels 3. call a spade a spade

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    1 - Don't tell anyone the secret
    2 - Win recognition or a prize
    3 - Use blunt, direct language to describe something


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