rip off the band-aid(redirected from rips off the Band-Aid)
rip off the band-aid
To quickly do something painful or unpleasant so that the discomfort is short-lived. "Band-Aid" is a brand of adhesive bandages, so it is sometimes capitalized in this usage. You just need to rip off the Band-Aid off and tell them the bad news. I tend to obsess about things if I don't take decisive action, so I try to rip off the band-aid whenever I can.
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