Meaning of “get sth off your chest” in the English Dictionary

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"get sth off your chest" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “get sth off your chest” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)