a little birdie told me

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - a little birdie told me

"a little birdie told me"

an expression used for saying that you are not going to say who told you something


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - a little birdie told me

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  Jose is going to get fired.

Colleague 2:  How do you know?

Colleague 1A little birdie told me.

Colleague 2:  Who?

Colleague 1:  I really can't say.  It would get the person in trouble.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - a little birdie told me

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Abe is going to dump Karen.

Friend 2:  No way! I don't believe it. They have been together for years. How do you know this?

Friend 1A little birdie told me.

Friend 2:  It was Abe, right? He told you?

Friend 1:  I can't really say. It's a secret.

a little birdie told me - Usage:


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a little birdie told me - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for a little birdie told me.

a little birdie told me - Examples:

1)  A little birdie told me that you and him had flirted in no less than twenty games, ...

2)  Hello Katie! A little birdie told me you'd written this post.

3)  Where on earth did you get such a stupid idea? A little birdie told me. It is a lie! I would not be ...

4)  ... the contestants get downright wacky in the quest to become top Queer. A little birdie told me that we can expect lots of poutine, glitter, and hot Queers ...

5)  Hi everybody! A little birdie told me that this weekend marks the 20th anniversary of Pete's Frootique!

6)  ... keep his yap shut after his diatribe about the Jews and Israel. A little birdie told me it was a "nice six-figure donation".

7)  And if you want to know how I know Annexe B exists, a little birdie told me. Presumably there is also an Annexe A.

8)  ... and a little birdie told me that or I heard it from the grapevine tales also have their limits ...

9)  A little birdie told me that the candles are made from natural oils and are manufactured in Ireland ...

10)  CUBAN CIGARS ARE ILLEGAL TO TAKE TO THE US. However, a little birdie told me that if you take the rings off, they can't prove a ...

11)  A little birdie told me that the government ...

12)  His eyes are still red from last night's stag party, a little birdie told me the strippers flew in from Atlanta.

13)  Of course he didn't tell me this but once again a little birdie told me.

14)  ... also not about the contents of the outdoor shop, but, a little birdie told me, it is classic.

15)  I made a remark of which -- as a little birdie told me -- my colleagues thought I was being racist.

16)  A little birdie told me they are on sale, click here for details.

17)  And even if they do know (a little birdie told me recently that it was someone's job at EMI to read Annabel Fay ...

18)  The other day little birdie told me that the high and mighty would like to see the hunk they're ...

19)  The other day little birdie told me that PCCB officials are super rich thanks to having nobody to arrest them ...

20)  I figured I would sit by the fire and stay cozy. A little birdie told me that I might have visitors after all.