get (something) off (one's) chest

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get (something) off (one's) chest

To express one's repressed feelings about something. I'm sorry but I just have to get something off my chest. How could you treat me like that last night?
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get something off one's chest

to unburden oneself; to confess something; to criticize or make a personal complaint to someone. You will feel better if you get it off your chest. I have to get this off my chest. I'm tired of your rudeness to me!
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get something off your chest

COMMON If you get something off your chest, you talk about a problem that has been worrying you for a long time, and you feel better because of this. My doctor gave me the opportunity to talk and get things off my chest. Sarah certainly seemed as though she had a lot to get off her chest.
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get something off your chest

say something that you have wanted to say for a long time, resulting in a feeling of relief. informal
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ˌget something off your ˈchest

(informal) say something that you have wanted to say for a long time and feel better because you have done this: If something is worrying you, get it off your chest.
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get (something) off (one's) chest

To vent one's pent-up feelings.
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