drop the bomb
To deliver bad news to someone.
enespañol# soltar un bombazo
|Guess what? Letitia, the tall blond from Accounting, just dropped the bomb. Now everyone in the office knows she is breaking up with Mike, the frisky guy from Sales.|
|You can’t drop the bomb on him just like that, soften the hit with a fine dinner or something|
|I’m so nervous. I lost the contract and I have to drop the bomb on my boss. I’m afraid she’ll give me the axe|