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grapevine

  
  
If you hear or learn something onthe grapevine, you hear it or learn it in casual conversation with other people.      n-sing   usu on/through the N  
He'd doubtless heard rumours on the grapevine..., I had heard through the grapevine that he was quite critical of what we were doing.     
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
on the grapevine ; through the grapevine adv.
used to refer to the circulation of rumours and unofficial information
I heard on the grapevine that he set up his own business / She's heard through the grapevine that he wanted to get back with her

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