give vent to

idiom

: to express (a strong emotion, such as anger) in a forceful and open way
He gave vent to his annoyance.
She didn't want to give full vent to her feelings.

Examples of give vent to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But, one's perception is biased by the media on both sides, which like the media here in the US can give vent to extremist opinions. Foreign Affairs, 3 Aug. 2015

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“Give vent to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20vent%20to. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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