confess

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kənˈfɛs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kənˈfɛs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kən fes)

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confess

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. religion: confess your sins
  2. is there anything (that) you would like to confess?
  3. would you like to confess anything?
  4. I confess, it was me
  5. I confess, I [stole, forgot, took]
  6. confess what you [did, have done]
  7. confess to guilt
  8. confessed his guilt
  9. confess to [having, being, going]
  10. confess to the [jury, court]
  11. confessed in court
  12. confessed under [duress, torture]
  13. I need to confess something (to you)
  14. I have something to confess...
  15. there's something I need to confess (to you)
  16. confess and [acknowledge, repent, accept]
  17. confess my [transgressions, ignorance, faults]
  18. confessed his love (for, to)
  19. confessed that she was the one who...
  20. I must confess that I [didn't know, was surprised] that
  21. confessed to the [robbery, murder] (of)
  22. he confessed a [passion, liking] for
  23. "I suppose they're right," she confessed
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