make no bones about

make no bones about (something) to say clearly what you think or feel about something.

He made no bones about how bad he thought the food was.


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  • make no bones about it — If somebody make no bones about a scandal in their past, they are open and honest about it and show no shame or embarrassment …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • make no bones about — ► make no bones about be straightforward in stating or dealing with. Main Entry: ↑bone …   English terms dictionary

  • make no bones about — verb acknowledge freely and openly He makes no bones about the fact that he is gay • Hypernyms: ↑admit, ↑acknowledge • Verb Frames: Somebody s PP * * * make no bones about : to be very sure and definite about (someth …   Useful english dictionary

  • make no bones about it —    If somebody make no bones about a scandal in their past, they are open and honest about it and show no shame or embarrassment.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you make no bones about something, you don t hesitate to say something in …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • make no bones about —    If you make no bones about something, you don t hesitate to say what you think in a frank and open way.     I made no bones about it. I told him his offer was unacceptable …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Make no bones about it —   If somebody make no bones about a scandal in their past, they are open and honest about it and show no shame or embarrassment …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • make no bones about — (smth) make no secret, not keep from talking about something He has made no bones about the fact that he is not interested in applying for the supervisor s job …   Idioms and examples

  • make no bones about it — admit it, speak openly about it    She s in love with her student. She makes no bones about it …   English idioms

  • make no bones about — Meaning To state a fact in a way that allows no doubt. Origin The bones referred to are dice (originally made from bone) …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • make no bones about it — v. speak one s mind, speak frankly; be blunt and frank about something …   English contemporary dictionary


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