spill guts


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spill (one's) guts

slang To speak truthfully and share all details about something. OK, spill your guts—I want to hear whatever you kids are plotting back there. I'm sorry, I didn't mean to just spill my guts like that. I hope I didn't overwhelm you.
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spill one's guts

Sl. to tell all; to confess. I had to spill my guts about the broken window. I didn't want you to take the blame. Mary spilled her guts about the window. She confessed that she was trying to shield Bob.
See also: gut, spill