come out of shell

come out of one's shell

Fig. to become more friendly; to be more sociable. (Alludes to a shy turtle putting its head out of its shell.) Come out of your shell, Tom. Go out and make some friends.
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come out of your shell

to become less shy and more friendly Tom used to be very withdrawn but he's really come out of his shell since Susan took an interest in him.
See also: come, of, out, shell