This page is about the phrasal verb tip off.
Meaning: to warn someone or give someone secret information about something
- tip sb off The thieves knew where the security van was going, so somebody must have tipped them off.
- tip off sb Monica wondered who could have tipped off the police, and thought about everyone who knew she was carrying the drugs.
Vince was caught stealing because someone had tipped off
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Contributor: Matt Errey