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grass up

(transitive, adverb) (slang) to inform on (someone), esp to the police
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  • The natives were burning the grass up the channel north-westerly.

  • I meet nothing but nettles tearing my ankles and grass up to my knees.

    The Hero of the People Alexandre Dumas
  • The aint any rules again walkin on the grass up here, is there?

    Friar Tuck Robert Alexander Wason
  • An answer was made to my cry, and soon Dango came working his way through the grass up to me.

  • But the rains had stopped, the hot sun had come out from behind the clouds and dried the grass up, so that it was now like hay.

    Nero, the Circus Lion Richard Barnum
  • We had been there several weeks, our horses had been wading in grass up to their knees.

    From Bull Run to Appomattox Luther W. Hopkins
  • Denham looked after them, and made as if he were tearing handfuls of grass up by the roots from the carpet.

    Night and Day Virginia Woolf
  • He must have walked very quietly on the grass up to the tree where the traveler was sleeping, and stolen the money.

    The Wonders of the Jungle Prince Sarath Ghosh
  • I fed them in the back yard for a while, but they dug the grass up so that I had to stop it.

  • You take the north side of the Cannon Ball above the main trail, and we'll keep the south side and all the grass up to the trail.

    The Eagle's Heart Hamlin Garland

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