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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  16/JUN/2010 6:26 PM
Assunto:  To out someone
Mensagem:  Possibly, "to out" is merely a shortened version of "to rat out" (denunciar).  It is not limited to accusations of homosexualities, but is used in reference to any kind of accusation (theft, infidelity, cheating, etc.).  Or so says my informant...  I won't out him by giving you his name.

to rat on, to rat out = to accuse of something

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
To out someone  –  Deivis  16/JUN/2010, 6:00 AM
To out someone  –  Fran  16/JUN/2010, 1:30 PM
To out someone  –  Dale-USA  16/JUN/2010, 1:50 PM
 To out someone  –  Dale-USA  16/JUN/2010, 6:26 PM

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