Idiom: open up
Idiom: open up
- to speak honestly and freely about something personal
- to express one's emotions freely
- My sister opened up and told me she’s very unhappy in her marriage.
- Everyone cried when the speaker opened up and told us how he lost his daughter to cancer.
- She's an excellent counselor with a talent for helping her patients to open up and express their emotions.
- It's not always easy for people to open up about problems in their sex lives.
- I want you to feel comfortable opening up to me about what's bothering you.
- After I opened up to my boyfriend about my concerns about his drinking he got defensive and yelled at me.
- We find that providing comfort dogs helps victims of abuse open up and discuss what has happened to them.
- If you can't open up to me at least speak with a counselor about what's bothering you.
- It was very difficult for my brother to open up so we finally told him we already knew he was gay and that we fully accepted him.
- make no secret about something
- get something off your chest
- get something out of your system
- to pour out
- to give vent to
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