French translation of 'honestly'
1. (= with integrity) [act, fight] honnêtement
2. (= truthfully) [speak, answer] honnêtement
3. (= frankly) honnêtement
I honestly don’t know. Honnêtement, je n’en sais rien.
4. (used for emphasis) honnêtement
Honestly, I don’t know anything about it. Honnêtement, je ne suis au courant de rien.
Did you honestly think we wouldn’t notice? Tu pensais honnêtement qu’on ne remarquerait pas ?
I honestly believe we can win. Je pense honnêtement que nous pouvons gagner.
Honestly, Neil! Must you be quite so crude? Vraiment, Neil, tu as besoin d’être si grossier ?
oh, honestly! vraiment !
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Example Sentences Including 'honestly'
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He maintained that he had acted honestly.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The government must follow through with these recommendations, forcing banks to act honestly.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
And do you honestly think that he just wants to be friends?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Do they honestly think we must jump through their hoops as and when they tell us?The Sun (2017)
Do you honestly think it's too soon to be nostalgic about Obama?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Honestly, it really did get better from that moment.The Sun (2012)
I honestly don't really want to know where any musician went to school or what his parents did.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I think more behave honestly than dishonestly.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Obviously you'll find some similarity in any honestly told stories about women.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Quite honestly, it makes no difference to my enjoyment of the series.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We need to have forums where people can talk to each other and where families feel safe to talk honestly and openly.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
You can honestly tell people 'I baked these myself '.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Tell me honestly how you feel in yourself.Somewhere East of Life (1994)
This may not sound much but, honestly, it really is.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We honestly feel we can sustain that now.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We should all think honestly and carefully about the answer we give.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We'll talk openly and honestly.The Sun (2016)
Quite honestly, nobody wants to be reminded of disabilities like mine.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She writes so honestly you can feel it.The Sun (2016)
Stop dropping hints and spell out how you feel honestly.The Sun (2007)
The householder just has to act honestly and instinctively.The Sun (2011)
You both need to talk honestly about changes needed in your relationship.The Sun (2010)
You will just have to talk honestly about the way you are feeling.The Sun (2011)
I honestly think the future looks promising.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Quite honestly, she scared the wits out of me.Christianity Today (2000)
It was nice to see people speaking honestly about writing.AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)
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'honestly' in Other Languages
British English: honestly /ˈɒnɪstlɪ/ ADVERB
If you do something honestly, you are truthful, and do not try to deceive people or break the law.
She fought honestly for freedom.
- American English: honestly
- Arabic: بِأَمَانَةٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: honestamente
- Chinese: 诚实地
- Croatian: pošteno
- Czech: poctivě
- Danish: ærligt
- Dutch: echt
- European Spanish: de verdad
- Finnish: rehellisesti
- French: honnêtement
- German: ehrlich
- Greek: ειλικρινά
- Italian: onestamente
- Japanese: 正直に
- Korean: 정직하게
- Norwegian: hederlig
- Polish: uczciwie
- European Portuguese: honestamente
- Romanian: cinstit
- Russian: честно
- Spanish: de verdad
- Swedish: ärligt talat
- Thai: อย่างซื่อสัตย์
- Turkish: dürüstçe
- Ukrainian: щиро
- Vietnamese: một cách trung thực
Translation of honestly from the Collins English to French Dictionary