tip off

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Verb1.tip off - give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
advise, counsel, rede - give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
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vt sepeinen Tipp or Wink geben +dat (→ about über +acc); he tipped off the police as to her whereaboutser verriet der Polizei, wo sie war (inf); they’ve been tipped offman hat ihnen einen Tipp or Wink gegeben
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(tip) noun
a piece of useful information; a hint. He gave me some good tips on/about gardening.
tip off to give information or a hint to; to warn: He tipped me off about her arrival (noun ˈtip-off)
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The culprits fled before officers arrived at the scene following a tip off.
According to a Rangers spokesperson, two suspects were arrested during targeted raids conducted on a tip off in Khawaja Ajmer Nagri.
RAWALPINDI -- As many as 3 terrorists have been killed in a joint operation conducted by Punjab Rangers, Elite Police and intelligence agencies on a tip off in DG Khan.
On a tip off, the CTD officials conducted an operation in the area of Wapda Town.