honest to goodness

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Honest to goodness.

 and Honest to God.; Honest to Pete.
I speak the truth. (Some people may object to the use of God in this phrase.) Did he really say that? Honest to goodness? Honest to Pete, I've been to the South Pole.
See also: goodness, honest

honest to goodness

(spoken)
this is really true honest to God I'll be there on Tuesday, honest to goodness!
See also: goodness, honest