Phrasal Verbs

open up (1)

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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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