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The meaning of "Dimed" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does dimed on you mean?
A: To dime on someone, means to tell the authorities about something bad a person has done. It comes from "drop a dime on someone." In the past, pay phones cost a dime/ ten cents. You would drop/spend a dime to call the police about someone.

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