lift the lid on

Definition of lift the lid on

chiefly British

  1. :  to reveal the truth about (something) The investigation lifted the lid on corruption in the company.

Word by Word Definitions

liftplay
  1. :  heavens, sky

  1. :  to raise from a lower to a higher position :  elevate

    :  to raise in rank or condition

    :  to raise in rate or amount

  1. :  the amount that may be lifted at one time :  load

    :  the action or an instance of lifting

    :  the action or an instance of rising

  1. :  a movable cover for the opening of a hollow container (such as a vessel or box)

    :  eyelid

    :  the operculum in mosses

  1. :  to cover or supply with a lid


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