Beer Info FAQ

What is the meaning of to make clean breast of?

What is the meaning of to make clean breast of?

: to speak openly and honestly about (something that previously has been lied about or kept secret) I decided to make a clean breast of it/things and admit that I was to blame.

What does it mean when you have a bone to pick?

Having a “bone to pick with someone” means having a grievance that needs to be talked out: “I have a bone to pick with you, Wallace; I heard how you criticized me at the meeting last night.”