Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) reveal or made known
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional LowSocial
    • disclose the truth, an undisclosed amount
  • Analysis
    To disclose something to someone means to make something known to them (usually something that may have been a secret or sensitive information). This is a formal way of saying 'tell a secret'. You can disclose information or disclose your feelings about something. This verb is usually used in formal or professional situations.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Well, not that we've learned what happened, it's our duty to disclose the truth.
    2. The company was sold last year for an undisclosed amount. It was all very secretive.
    3. The conflict between the firms was settled out of court, but the terms of the settlement remain undisclosed.
    4. The people demanded full disclosure from the politician. They wanted to know the truth.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. There is certain information that we cannot disclose to third parties due to privacy regulations.
    2. If a child discloses anything that concerns their welfare it is your duty to report it to someone.
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