honestly, candidly, frankly(adverb)
(used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
"honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"
in a frank, open or (too) honest manner.
He spoke frankly about the economy.
In truth, to tell the truth.
Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
in a frank manner; freely
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The numerical value of frankly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of frankly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Because of the stakes in this election, I voted early, and frankly, I did so very easily. And so, you know, I think a lot of our voters still will vote early in person.
China wants to talk very badly, and I said, frankly, it's too early to talk. Can't talk now because they're not ready. Because they have been ripping us for so many years, it doesn't happen that quickly.
For far too long we have lived with the discomfort of being a second-class citizen and, frankly, Im tired of it, and every single Muslim in this country should be tired of it, cAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties.
If anyone is planning to go to the Mall of America today, they've got to be particularly careful, there will be enhanced security there, but public vigilance, public awareness and public caution in situations like this is particularly important, and it's the environment we're in, frankly.
We've had significant retraction as far as the number of polling places that are open. Clearly, anybody that can do basic math understands if you have fewer places to serve voters, you will have larger numbers at those sites -- numbers that will easily strain the system and frankly cause more... negative results for people who are there.
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- ærligt taltDanish
- رک و پوست کندهPersian
- suorapuheisesti, suoraanFinnish
- beint fram, ærlig talt, oppriktig taltNorwegian
- beintfram, ærleg taltNorwegian Nynorsk
- bez ogródek, szczerzePolish
- че́стно говоря́, откры́то, открове́нно, и́скренне, пря́моRussian
- stedäliko, stedäloVolapük
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