frankly

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(speaking) (quite) frankly

 and frankly speaking
a transitional phrase announcing that the speaker is going to talk in a more familiar and totally forthright manner. Tom: Speaking quite frankly, I'm not certain she's the one for the job. Mary: l agree. Bob: We ought to be looking at housing in a lower price bracket. Bill: Quite frankly, lagree. "Frankly speaking," said John, "I think you're out of your mind!"
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Frankly speaking, we have already discussed the issues concerning the leading Belarusian bank several times.
Frankly speaking, you are supervising yourself today, Bakytzhan Abdirovich.
This issue is getting sensitive with the passage of everyday, and frankly speaking, the local politicians are making the matter severe.
Frankly speaking I don't prefer to buy the ranking formula.
Frankly speaking, this is not a conspiracy hatched by our enemies, but our own incompetence and the lack of ability that pushes us way behind the international community.
Frankly speaking, the device seen in the video doesn't seem like an Apple design at all.
Frankly speaking, Saudi Arabia needs to understand the language the world speaks in.
Frankly speaking, women are using this to dominate their husbands as they know in case of divorce, even if filed by them, the man has to bear the cost of their living expenses.
If you ask me whether we will be able to give a performance like this again, then frankly speaking, I am not sure about it.
Frankly speaking, we distrust Geneva negotiators who continue to deploy ISIL against us but, as we repelled them from Lebanon, we shall do the same in Syria inshallah, Raad concluded.
This year, the featured topic will be a presentation of Cancer Support Community's Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Your Immune System and Cancer Treatment.
Frankly speaking, I agree that a woman who has greater emotional connection to Facebook is more likely to compare her body to her friends' bodies and to engage in more risky dieting.
Teen-friendly and often provoking quite strong emotional reactions, Alex As Well is a novel which doesn't shy away from tackling a very controversial problem which is often swept under the carpet as, frankly speaking, it concerns just a minority of young people.
But then to have powers over an area over which there is no consensus is, frankly speaking, quite dangerous.
Frankly speaking, Carmichael's job yesterday was to defend the indefensible.