bare (one's) soul

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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.
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bare one's soul (to someone)

Fig. to reveal one's innermost thoughts to someone; to tell another person exactly how one feels about someone or something. Mary bared her soul to Jane and Jane told Mary her problems also. You don't have to bare your soul to me. Just tell me why you are crying.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

bare your soul

If you bare your soul to someone, you tell them all your private thoughts and feelings. We all need someone we can bare our souls to, someone we can confide in. He seemed to feel no embarrassment about baring his soul in public.
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Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

bare your ˈsoul

tell somebody your deepest feelings: Finally she bared her soul to him, saying she had always loved him.
If you bare something, you remove the covering from it, especially from part of the body.
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