let/blow off steam Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “let/blow off steam” in the English Dictionary

"let/blow off steam" in British English

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let/blow off steam

C2 to do or say something that ​helps you to get ​rid of ​strongfeelings or ​energy: He ​liftsweights after ​work to ​let off steam.
(Definition of let/blow off steam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “let/blow off steam”
in Chinese (Simplified) 发泄怒气, 宣泄感情, 释放精力…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發洩怒氣, 宣洩感情, 釋放精力…
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“let/blow off steam” in British English

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