get off one's chest

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to relieve oneself by talking to someone
get something off one's chest
Alternative form of get off one's chest
off one's chest
(deyim) Talk about a problem to someone so that it doesnt bother you anymore: "I finally talked to my friend from work and was able to get some of my problems off my chest."
off one's chest
(deyim) Told to someone and so not bothering you anymore; not making you feel worried or upset, because you have talked about it. "After Dave told the principal that he had cheated on the test, he was glad because it was off his chest."; "Father felt that Tom wasn't helping enough around the house, so he got it off his chest by giving Tom a list of things to do."
get off one's chest
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