get off one's chest

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get off one's chest (third-person singular simple present gets off one's chest, present participle getting off one's chest, simple past got off one's chest, past participle (UK) got off one's chest or (US) gotten off one's chest)

  1. (idiomatic) To relieve oneself by talking to someone.
    • 2020, Ava Max, Sorana, Roland Spreckley, Henri Antero Salonen, Cirkut, and Jason Gill (lyrics and music), “OMG What's Happening”, in Heaven & Hell[1], performed by Ava Max:
      I wanna tell you things and show you all the rest / Broadcast my emotions on the radio and take them off my chest / I hope you're listening / Are you? Are you?

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