let off some steam

let off some steam

verb
See also: let, off, steam
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I headed off to King's Cross Station to let off some steam at the Harry Potter DVD and video launch.
Housemates let off some steam yesterday afternoon when Big Brother provided various bits of exercise equipment, including bats, balls, dumbbells, and a badminton set.
SOMETHING happening at your club is making you fume, so you log on to an internet message board to let off some steam, and probably sleep a bit easier that night as a result.
With the stress and strain that accompanies finding out what they are going to be doing for the next few years, it is natural that students let off some steam.
Fizz for a couple of minutes, let off some steam, then forget about it?
How appropriate that Irish Daily Mirror editor John Kierans, who witnessed their antics, was told it was a rugby weekend so staff could let off some steam.
The players have let off some steam over the last few days but we have to get focussed for the weekend," said the 35-year-old, who has missed out on a third successive Manager of the Month award ( with Stoke's Tony Pulis winning April's vote.
Families can let off some steam after a hectic Christmas with a picturesque train ride.
com At the end of a weary week at work, what better way to let off some steam than flicking all the switches on this dangerous-looking device and punching the red button at its core.
So after having to put up with that, it's only right to let off some steam.
It's a good way to let off some steam for a couple of hours.
The Naughty but Nice Events Programme means that children can roam free and let off some steam during the school holidays while the adults can enjoy a stroll in the outstanding surroundings of English Heritage sites.
THESE beaming youngsters clearly know how to let off some steam.
Britain won 40-6 and Peacock said the game had been a godsend to allow players lacking in match-fitness a chance to let off some steam.
David was last seen heading toward the upstairs balcony with Romeo to let off some steam.