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Women are prepared to talk far more frankly about how they really feel. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The bag also contains a frankly terrifying set of surgical instruments. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the packages into which they were assembled took on forms that seem frankly rather arbitrary. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)Tell your wife you need to talk frankly. The Sun (2012)Yet how frankly authentic they now seem. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He cannot tell him frankly in what condition he can expect to survive the slump. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are courtiers who claim to have heard him speak frankly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And we spoke a bit more frankly about the war thereafter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Right now they have frankly merged in my mind. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is a footballing man and quite frankly his reputation speaks for itself. The Sun (2011)The couple talk frankly about their relationship and agree that they both want to build a future together. The Sun (2010) Tell her frankly how you feel. The Sun (2011)It's a small lake in the pine forest with a frankly worrying car park. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Left to your own devices, you would speak frankly about what you know. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Unusually, they appeared ready to talk frankly and on the record. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Ironically, discussing these frankly now would be far less tedious than you fear. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But when alive he had been frankly rather idealised, so it was due for a reality check. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the 1960s she began modelling much more frankly organic shapes in plaster and then having the work cast in bronze. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What do I mean by "frankly doctrinal"? Christianity Today (2000)The results are, frankly, terrifying. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the rest of us aren't much better, frankly. The Sun (2015)Some bits of data are, frankly, worrying. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And which, frankly, sound much more interesting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'frankly'
British English: frankly /ˈfræŋklɪ/ ADVERB
You use frankly when you are expressing an opinion or feeling to emphasize that you mean what you are saying.
Frankly, this is beginning to worry me.
- American English: frankly
- Arabic: بِصَرَاحَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: francamente
- Chinese: 坦白地
- Croatian: iskreno
- Czech: upřímně
- Danish: ærlig talt
- Dutch: eerlijk gezegd
- European Spanish: francamente
- Finnish: suoraan sanoen
- French: franchement
- German: offen Person
- Greek: ειλικρινά
- Italian: sinceramente
- Japanese: 率直に
- Korean: 솔직히
- Norwegian: åpenhjertig
- Polish: szczerze
- European Portuguese: francamente
- Romanian: sincer vorbind
- Russian: откровенно
- Spanish: francamente
- Swedish: uppriktigt sagt
- Thai: อย่างตรงไปตรงมา
- Turkish: içtenlikle
- Ukrainian: відверто
- Vietnamese: một cách thẳng thắn
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