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English definition of “let/blow off steam”

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let/blow off steam

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