be a weight off shoulders

be a weight off your shoulders

if something is a weight off your shoulders, you are happy that you do not have to worry about it or feel responsible for it any more If you could take over the job of organizing the party, that would be a tremendous weight off my shoulders.
See be a load off mind, carry weight, pull weight, throw weight around, throw your weight behind, have the cares of the world on shoulders
See also: off, shoulder, weight