be a load off (one's) mind(redirected from it was a load off our minds)
be a load off (one's) mind
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 load off my mind! Talking over my problem with my close friend was a load off my mind.
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