come out of your shell

Come out of your shell
If someone comes out of their shell, they stop being shy and withdrawn and become more friendly and sociable.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • come out of your shell — phrase to stop being shy and begin to confidently show your real character and feelings Stephen needs someone who can bring him out of his shell. Thesaurus: to be confident or proudsynonym Main entry: shell * * * come out of your ˈshell idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • come out of your shell — come out of (your) shell to become less shy and more friendly. Tom used to be very withdrawn but he s really come out of his shell since Susan took an interest in him …   New idioms dictionary

  • come out of your shell — to stop being shy and begin to confidently show your real character and feelings Stephen needs someone who can bring him out of his shell …   English dictionary

  • come out of your shell —    If someone comes out of their shell, they stop being shy and withdrawn and become more friendly and sociable.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • come out of shell — come out of (your) shell to become less shy and more friendly. Tom used to be very withdrawn but he s really come out of his shell since Susan took an interest in him …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring out of their shell — bring (someone) out of (their) shell come out of (your) shell to become less shy and more friendly. Joining the drama group has brought Ian out of his shell …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring someone out of their shell — bring (someone) out of (their) shell come out of (your) shell to become less shy and more friendly. Joining the drama group has brought Ian out of his shell …   New idioms dictionary

  • shell — shell1 [ ʃel ] noun ** 1. ) count or uncount the hard outer part that protects the body of an ocean creature: a crab shell The kids were collecting shells on the beach. a ) count or uncount the hard outer part that protects the body of other… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shell — 1 noun 1 (C) a) a hard outer part that covers or protects a nut, egg, or seed and some types of animal: a snail shell b) the shell of a small sea animal such as a cockle or mussel especially one that is lying on a beach 2 (C) a metal container,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shell — I UK [ʃel] / US noun Word forms shell : singular shell plural shells ** 1) [countable/uncountable] the hard outer part that protects the body of a sea creature a crab shell The kids were collecting shells on the beach. a) [countable/uncountable]… …   English dictionary

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