Thursday, May 31, 2012

PARTS OF THE BODY - IDIOMS: BREAST

Hello, hello! Today I want to focus on another beautiful body related idiom... This time the key word is BREAST (chest; one of a pair of milk secreting organs in female humans, pierś).


And the idiom I have for you today is:

TO MAKE A CLEAN BREAST OF STH

The idiom means to admit everything, in Polish wyznać wszystko/coś

Let's take a look at a bunch of examples from the Net:
  • The mafia boss has promised to make a clean breast of his misdeeds if the police offer him maximum protection.
  • When Kate had made a clean breast of all her troubles to the widow Scully, and had secured that good woman's co-operation, a great weight seemed to have...
  • If I made a clean breast of it and told the police everything he had told me, they...
  • Looks like she made a clean breast of it.
  • I have to agree with Ken Scott, Chambers has done his time, he made a clean breast of things, he even advised the testers of the best way of...
  • Mr. Charles Hindley, of Brighton, in a letter to us, has made a clean breast of...    
My question to you:
When was the last time you made a clean breast of something? What was it? When did it happen? How did you feel?  


Looking forward to you posts! :)

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