vider son sac

The French expression “vider son sac” translates literally to “to empty your bag”.

English meaning:

  • to get something off your chest

French meaning:

  • dire tout ce qu’on pense – to say what you think
  • s’épancher – to pour your heart out

Example sentence:

  • J’ai tant de choses en tête et je voudrais vider mon sac. I have a lot on my mind and I want to get something off my chest.

Related expression:

  • avoir beaucoup de choses en tête – to have a lot on your mind

more expressions

Sign Up For A FREE Trial French Lesson On Skype And Get Instant Access To My French Pronunciation Crash Course.

Get the French Pronunciation Crash Course!