blow off some steam


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blow off (some) steam

To release strong emotions or energy by engaging in some kind of enjoyable, vigorous, or relaxing activity. I went on a run to blow off steam after our fight. When work gets frustrating, I like to go bowling to blow off some steam.
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blow off (some) steam

and let off (some) steam
tv. to release emotional tension by talking or getting angry. Let off some steam. Get it out of your system. The kids run around and let off some steam.
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In an effort to blow off some steam and do some bonding, the team has taken to the courts
Exercise will help you blow off some steam and there's nothing like endorphins for tackling stress.
Follow that with a Limo pick up and a trip to the gun range to blow off some steam.
People come to Las Vegas to blow off some steam, relieve stress and have a good time.
Marvel Super Hero Squad Online players can also blow off some steam with Arcade minigames like "Whack-A-Moloid", "Base Invasion" and "Night Patrol" or earn unique heroes leveling up their Squad through the newly released Challenge System.
When you decide to blow off some steam you certainly take things to the extreme.
You have needed to be able to spread your wings and blow off some steam for a long time now.
I was just trying to blow off some steam, get my head back," he said.
When guys really wanted to blow off some steam and smoke their tires, they'd go to the San Fernando Drag Strip in Sylmar, where no one got caught in the crossfire when they turned their engines loose.
Playing video games is becoming an increasingly popular pastime for women, which isn't surprising given that it's a great way to spend time with family and friends, have some fun and even blow off some steam," said Heather Weaver, Technology Contributor at PoshMama.
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Its obvious from one look at your chart that you need to blow off some steam.