get (something) off one's chest

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Definition of get (something) off one's chest

: to tell someone about (something that has been making one upset or unhappy) You've been a little cold to me lately. Is there something you'd like to get off your chest?

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“Get (something) off one's chest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20%28something%29%20off%20one%27s%20chest. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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