take a load off someone's mind

idiom

: to allow someone to stop worrying : to make someone feel relieved
The good news has really taken a load off her mind.

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“Take a load off someone's mind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20load%20off%20someone%27s%20mind. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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