I've had half a mind once or twice to let the cat out of the bag, because I guessed it would be the sort of thing that would take your fancy; but somehow I've kept mum, for fear I might be taken before I'd been able to make a will.
"You've let the cat out of the bag enough, so I've lost my interest in her," he professed.
"Some of your gypsy friends may let the cat out of the bag."
As the popular saying is, he let the cat out of the bag, and made an absolute, miserable fiasco.
The prospect frightened him, for he was terrified lest he should let the cat out of the bag.
The reporters will let the cat out of the bag and the interests back of the plot will either act immediately, before we can check them, or delay the matter until everything in connection with it is forgotten.
I have myself been charged by a very well-known English author (whose name I may not give, as the charge was contained in a private letter) with having "let the cat out of the bag" in my little book, Woman and To-morrow.
After you refused, it was like treading on live coals to continue the conversation, and when I saw you were certain to let the cat out of the bag there was nothing for me to do but tumble you down the cliff to get you away from Mlle.
We were going to surprise you, but since this dub has let the cat out of the bag, we might as well own up.
That let the cat out of the bag as far as Crag was concerned.
That, of course, let the cat out of the bag, but I was prepared, and they were not, so with the help of the officers we kept the crew on board until we got into the stream, where they soon found themselves, much to their disgust.
All of them were solemnly warned not to let the cat out of the bag; and in closing the lodge, those who had just been "elevated" to the second degree, were permitted to learn the meaning of the mysterious initials.
Of course, you must not let the cat out of the bag, or you will lose readers, and thereupon advertising.