murder will out

 The truth will eventually become known

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  • murder will out — 1. Murder cannot remain hidden 2. The truth will come to light • • • Main Entry: ↑murder murder will out see under ↑murder • • • Main Entry: ↑out * * * murder cannot remain undetected …   Useful english dictionary

  • Murder Will Out — may refer to: Murder Will Out (1930 film), a 1930 American drama film starring Jack Mulhall Murder Will Out (1939 film), a 1939 British crime film starring Jack Hawkins The Voice of Merrill, 1952 British film released under this title in the U.S …   Wikipedia

  • murder will out — ► murder will out murder cannot remain undetected. Main Entry: ↑murder …   English terms dictionary

  • murder will out — This idiom means that bad deeds can t be kept secret forever …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • murder will out — Similar in form to truth will out. c 1325 Cursor Mundi (EETS) 1. 1084 For thi [therefore] men sais into this tyde [time], Is no man that murthir may hide. c 1390 CHAUCER Nun’s Priest’s Tale 1. 4242 Mordre wol out that se we day by day. 1596… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • murder will out — murder cannot remain undetected. → murder …   English new terms dictionary

  • murder will out —    This idiom means that bad deeds can t be kept secret forever.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Murder Will Out (1939 film) — Murder Will Out is a 1939 British crime film directed by Roy William Neill, starring John Loder, Jane Baxter and Jack Hawkins, and released by Warner Brothers.[1] A jade collector is given a piece by a friend, but it soon brings trouble on his… …   Wikipedia

  • truth will out — Similar in form to murder will out. 1439 LYDGATE Life of St. Alban (1974) 203 Trouthe wil out... Ryghtwysnesse may nat ben hid. 1596 SHAKESPEARE Merchant of Venice II. ii. 73 Truth will come to light; murder cannot be hid long; a man’s son may,… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • truth will out — Meaning Origin From Shakespeare s Merchant of Venice. LAUNCELOT: Nay, indeed, if you had your eyes, you might fail of the knowing me: it is a wise father that knows his own child. Well, old man, I will tell you news of your son: give me your… …   Meaning and origin of phrases


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