pour (one's) soul out (to someone)

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pour (one's) soul out (to someone)

To share one's deepest or most intimate emotions, thoughts, or secrets, especially in a profuse or sudden manner. Samantha poured her soul out to me last night about how grief-stricken she's been since her father passed away. Sorry for pouring my soul out like that. I've been keeping those feelings bottled up for a long time.
See also: out, pour, soul
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He poured his soul into stories, articles, and poems, and intrusted them to the machine.
While opening its doors so that the community can share what founder Louis Perticone has poured his soul into, ARTISANworks also recently opened its doors to a local nonprofit so that inner city youths can experience the same feeling other artists do when their work is displayed there.
A Florida doctor, Vincent DeGennaro Jr., has poured his soul into starting a small aid group, Innovating Health International (innovatinghealthinternational.org), that helps women with cervical and breast cancer in Haiti and tries to prevent those cancers in the first place.
Since then, the Irish army man, 29, has poured his soul into an online blog charting his injury and recovery.
Dave, an amateur builder, has poured his soul into every aspect of the restoration.
Harper has poured his soul into the project, that much is clear immediately, and there are some real gems on this vibrant and unique record.
His agent won't even accept his latest masterpiece which he poured his soul into: apparently, it's not commercial enough.
Bettman has poured his soul into trying to keep this team in Phoenix, but how long can the NHL wait?
The top selection in the Dirt Mile is Pyro, a horse in whom Hall of Fame jockey Angel Cordero has poured his soul in preparing in workouts for what will be the colt's final start.
Frenhofer "poured his soul into" the work, and his erotic object demands his fidelity sexually, spiritually, and therefore visually: "expose my creation, my wife?...
The end result is more than 66 minutes of, well, Russian soul, with violinist Cerovsek, conductor Orbelian, and the musicians of the Moscow Chamber Orchestra playing a variety of Russian melodies, some familiar and other unfamiliar, all recorded to perfection by engineer John Eargle, who may not be Russian, but who apparently poured his soul into the enterprise nonetheless.