(I'm) not going to lie

(I'm) not going to lie

Used to indicate one's honest opinion about something, especially when that opinion may be unpopular, unexpected, or unfavorable. Ugh, I've been so bored this whole break! I'm not going to lie, I'm kinda ready for school to start again. A: "The third movie in the series just ruined the whole franchise for me." B: "Really? It's always been my favorite one, not going to lie." A: "And that's why I think women shouldn't enter politics." B: "Dude, not going to lie, that all makes you sound like a misogynistic jerk."
See also: going, lie, not
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