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    word search

    I am looking for a word that means someone/two people are talking about someone else in a way that they let the other person hear about it. Usually done to an enemy.


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    Re: word search

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    I am looking for a word that means someone/two people are talking about someone else in a way that they let the other person hear about it. Usually done to an enemy.
    If there's a single word, it escapes me, B.

    They were saying mean-spirited/mean things about him/her and they made no attempt [whatsoever] to keep their voices down.

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    Re: word search

    Quote Originally Posted by riverkid View Post
    If there's a single word, it escapes me, B.

    They were saying mean-spirited/mean things about him/her and they made no attempt [whatsoever] to keep their voices down.
    That's because there is one here at home. "Parinig" (pa - to; rinig - hear); so it would mean like "to let someone hear".


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    Re: word search

    There may well be one in English too and there likely are more concise ways of saying that than mine. But those too, escape me, B. Brain's on a holiday, I guess.

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    Smile Re: word search

    Okay, so I'll just have to wait till holiday's over, Rk.

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