HyperDic: make_a_clean_breast_of

English > 1 sense of the expression make a clean breast of:
VERBcommunicationmake a clean breast of, own up, fess upadmit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error
English > make a clean breast of: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningAdmit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsown up, fess up
Broaderconcede, profess, confessAdmit (to a wrongdoing)
Spanishconfesarse

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