Be a weight off his shoulders - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
be a weight off (one's) shoulders (redirected from be a weight off his shoulders)
be a weight off (one's) shoulders
To be a relief after having shared what one is thinking or feeling with others, or upon no longer having a particular problem. I finally completed my tax return for this year. That's a weight off my shoulders! Talking over my problem with my close friend was a weight off my shoulders.
be a ˌweight off your ˈshoulders used to say that you are glad that you do not have to worry about something any longer: Finally paying off my debts was a great weight off my shoulders.
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"My God, this has to be a weight off his shoulders
," Melvin said.