get the goods


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Verb1.get the goods - discover some bad or hidden information about; "She got the goods on her co-worker after reading his e-mail"
get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, discover, find out, pick up, see - get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"