English version

loosen up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishloosen up phrasal verb1 RELAXEDto stop worrying and become more relaxed, or to make someone do this She loosened up after she’d had a drink.loosen somebody ↔ up His welcoming smile helped loosen her up.2 DSif your muscles loosen up, or if something loosens them up, they stop feeling stiffloosen something ↔ up A massage will loosen up your joints. loosen→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
loosen upAt first, I just started drinking at parties, to help loosen me up.Uncle Billy was a great preacher -- he sure could loosen a crowd up.Hey, loosen up! It's not worth getting upset about something she said.Our drama teacher would do crazy things, just to get us to loosen up some.
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Verb table
loosen
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyloosen
he, she, itloosens
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyloosened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave loosened
he, she, ithas loosened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad loosened
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill loosen
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have loosened
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam loosening
he, she, itis loosening
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you, we, theyare loosening
Past
I, he, she, itwas loosening
you, we, theywere loosening
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been loosening
he, she, ithas been loosening
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been loosening
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be loosening
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been loosening
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