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English definition of “get sth off your chest”

get sth off your chest

informal
C2 to tell someone about something that has been worrying you or making you feel guilty for a long time: I had spent two months worrying about it and I was glad to get it off my chest.Informal talking and conversation
(Definition of get sth off your chest from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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