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Meaning of “come out of your shell” in the English Dictionary

"come out of your shell" in British English

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come out of your shell

(also bring sb out of their shell) If you come out of ​your shell, you ​become more ​interested in other ​people and more ​willing to ​talk and take ​part in ​socialactivities, and if someone ​brings you out of ​your shell, they ​cause you to do this: Derek has really come out of his shell since he ​startedworking here.
(Definition of come out of your shell from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"come out of your shell" in American English

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come out of your shell

to ​become more ​comfortable and ​friendly with ​people: It took Dan a few ​weeks to come out of his ​shell, but he's doing well now.
(Definition of come out of your shell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come out of your shell”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)变得不再自闭,(使)融入外部世界…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)變得不再自閉,(使)融入外部世界…
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