dropping a dime (on)


present participle of drop a dime (on)
as in telling (on)
to give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities The criminal dropped a dime on his former associates in exchange for a more lenient sentence.

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“Dropping a dime (on).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dropping%20a%20dime%20%28on%29. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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