Definition of 'honestly'
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Do they honestly think we must jump through their hoops as and when they tell us? The Sun (2017)Obviously you'll find some similarity in any honestly told stories about women. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I think more behave honestly than dishonestly. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We'll talk openly and honestly. The Sun (2016)Do you honestly think it's too soon to be nostalgic about Obama? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You will just have to talk honestly about the way you are feeling. The Sun (2011)We honestly feel we can sustain that now. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The householder just has to act honestly and instinctively. The Sun (2011)We should all think honestly and carefully about the answer we give. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Tell me honestly how you feel in yourself. Somewhere East of Life (1994)He maintained that he had acted honestly. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And do you honestly think that he just wants to be friends? Times, Sunday Times (2008)You both need to talk honestly about changes needed in your relationship. The Sun (2010)Stop dropping hints and spell out how you feel honestly. The Sun (2007)It was nice to see people speaking honestly about writing. AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)She writes so honestly you can feel it. The Sun (2016)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) Quite honestly, she scared the wits out of me. Christianity Today (2000)Honestly, it really did get better from that moment. The Sun (2012) Quite honestly, nobody wants to be reminded of disabilities like mine. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Quite honestly, it makes no difference to my enjoyment of the series. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The government must follow through with these recommendations, forcing banks to act honestly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I honestly think the future looks promising. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I honestly don't really want to know where any musician went to school or what his parents did. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can honestly tell people 'I baked these myself '. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This may not sound much but, honestly, it really is. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'honestly'
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
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