open the kimono


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open the kimono

To be transparently open about one's plans, dealings, or intentions. I assure you that our company has opened the kimono about every aspect of our tax obligations to the state.
See also: kimono, open
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So Intel has decided to open the kimono on its upcoming MMX ("multimedia extensions") line of processors, which should appear in mass@market machines in time for Christmas of 1997.