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Hear it on the grapevine
dàotīngtúshuō, xiǎodào xiāoxī, tīngshuō
【解释】To hear rumors' about something or someone.
- I heard it on the grapevine that our best friend was divorced and got ripped off by his ex wife.
Wǒ tīngshuō zánmen de hǎopéngyǒu líhūn bìngqiě bèi qiánqī qiāo le zhúgàng.
- People heard it on the grapevine that the government is going to introduce property tax soon.
Yǒu xiǎodào xiāoxī shuō zhèngfǔ hěnkuài yào zhēngshōu fángchǎnshuì.