To be arrested
on information given to the police
, especially by underworld associates
. "I wouldn't mind if I got dropped (arrested) on the trick (red-handed) but to clip (steal) the score (loot) and make a clean getaway and then get the finger put on me is what burns me up.
To be identified
formally by the complainant. 3.
To be betrayed
to the prison authorities
- american underworld dictionary - 1950