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verb fess pronunciation in British English /fes/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfess
he/she/itfesses
present participlefessing
past tensefessed
past participlefessed

phrasal verb

fess up

[intransitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfess up
he/she/itfesses up
present participlefessing up
past tensefessed up
past participlefessed up
to admit that something is true or that you have done something wrong

It's time to fess up – did you spend all that money?

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