let (one's) emotions show

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let (one's) emotions show

To allow one's emotions to be on display to others; to let other people see how one is feeling (about something). He is normally a very composed, reserved fellow, but he'll let his emotions show if ever you say a disparaging remark about his sister. She held it together for the whole funeral, but she they started talking about her childhood with her father, she started to let her emotions show.
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let one's emotions show

to be emotional, especially where it is not appropriate. I'm sorry for the outburst. I didn't mean to let my emotions show. Please stop crying. You mustn't let your emotions show.
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"I have let my emotions show in the last few games with some of my celebrations.
Instead I had to let my emotions show and empathise with the long-term effects of abuse on grown men.''
"I am passionate about the game and let my emotions show.
"He's my roommate and it would have been wrong for me to let my emotions show through.