blow off steam
phrasal to release pent-up emotions

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • blow off steam — (USA) If you blow off steam, you express your anger or frustration …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • blow\ off\ steam — • let off steam • blow off steam v. phr. 1. To let or make steam escape; send out steam. The janitor let off some steam because the pressure was too high. 2. informal To get rid of physical energy or strong feeling through activity; talk or be… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • blow off steam — phrasal : to relieve physical or emotional tension, ill temper, or resentment by vigorous activity or talk; specifically : to talk freely on the topic of one s grievance * * * let off/blow off/steam phrase to express your feelings of anger or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow off steam — (USA)    If you blow off steam, you express your anger or frustration.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Blow off steam —   (USA)   If you blow off steam, you express your anger or frustration …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • blow off steam — to do or say something that helps you get rid of strong feelings or energy. I ve told her she can call me and talk any time she wants to blow off some steam. After a long car trip, the kids need to run around a bit and let off steam. Etymology:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • blow off steam — See: LET OFF STEAM …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow off steam — See: LET OFF STEAM …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow off steam — verb To rant or shout in order to relieve stress; to vent. Don’t take it personally when he shouts like that. He’s just blowing off steam …   Wiktionary

  • blow off steam — See let off steam …   Thesaurus of popular words

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