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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Singing the ultimate boy band ballad, the 17-year-old defied his years, pouring his soul into the song.
Downey Jr stars as renowned Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez who one day, walking through the streets of Skid Row, sets eyes on the mysterious bedraggled figure of Nathaniel Ayers (Foxx), pouring his soul into a two-stringed violin.