spill (one's) guts

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spill (one's) guts

1. slang To speak truthfully and share everything one knows about something, especially a sensitive issue or a wrong one has committed. 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.
2. slang To vomit violently and extensively. I've been spilling my guts all morning, so, no, I don't think I'll be in to work today.
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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.
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spill your guts

INFORMAL
If someone spills their guts, they talk a lot about subjects that are private or secret. People call in and just spill their guts about whatever's bothering them in their job or relationship. Note: Your guts are your intestines or internal organs. The idea is of dramatically revealing something hidden.
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spill your guts

reveal copious information to someone in an uninhibited way. informal
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spill your ˈguts (to somebody)

(American English, informal) tell somebody everything you know or feel about something, because you are upset: I know you’re upset about what I did, but did you have to spill your guts to my parents?
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spill one’s guts

verb
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