bare one's soul

bare (one's) soul

To share one's intimate thoughts or feelings with another person. I don't know Adam that well, so I was surprised that he bared his soul to me. There are very few people I would bare my soul to.
See also: bare, soul

bare one's soul

Reveal one's most private thoughts and feelings. For example, Teenagers rarely bare their souls to their parents; they prefer their peers. This figurative use of the verb bare, which literally means "make bare" or "uncover," dates from a.d. 1000.
See also: bare, soul
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It is better to bare one's soul than to walk around naked like the Emperor who had no clothes; but nobody had the guts to say so.
Nobody ever mentions how much guts it takes to bare one's soul as Wainwright does in so many tunes while couching these admissions in wry humor.