bring out of shell

bring out of 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.


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  • bring someone out of 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 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 — Shell, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shelling}.] 1. To strip or break off the shell of; to take out of the shell, pod, etc.; as, to shell nuts or pease; to shell oysters. [1913 Webster] 2. To separate the kernels of (an ear of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 Oil Company — This article is about the U.S. oil company. For the multinational parent company, see Royal Dutch Shell. Shell Oil Company Industry Oil, energy Headquarters Houston, Texas, US …   Wikipedia

  • shell — shell1 W3 [ʃel] n [: Old English; Origin: sciell] 1.) a) the hard outer part that covers and protects an egg, nut, or seed ▪ Never buy eggs with cracked shells. ▪ peanuts roasted in their shells b) the hard protective covering of an animal such… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • To shell out — Shell Shell, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shelling}.] 1. To strip or break off the shell of; to take out of the shell, pod, etc.; as, to shell nuts or pease; to shell oysters. [1913 Webster] 2. To separate the kernels of (an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Out of heart — Heart Heart (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. ha[ i]rt[=o], Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi a, kh^r.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shell model — In nuclear physics, the nuclear shell model is a model of the atomic nucleus which uses the Pauli principle to describe the structure of the nucleus in terms of energy levels. The model was developed in 1949 following independent work by several… …   Wikipedia

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