open up (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb open up (1).

Meaning: If you open up to somebody, you share your feelings with them.

For example:

  • open up When people get counselling, they are asked to open up and talk honestly with the counsellor.

  • open up to sb I'd known Bob for a year or two before he started to open up to me and share his private thoughts and feelings.

Quick Quiz:

If someone opens up, they

a. share their money

b. share their feelings

c. share their time

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