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frankly speaking

A phrase used to indicate that one is about to speak in a more straightforward or candid manner. Nancy's a nice person and all, but, frankly speaking, her outfit is hideous. Frankly speaking, you need to be more responsible with you finances.
See also: frankly, speaking

speaking quite frankly

A phrase used to indicate that one is about to speak in a more straightforward or candid manner. Nancy's a nice person and all, but, speaking quite frankly, her outfit is hideous. Speaking quite frankly, you need to be more responsible with you finances.
See also: frankly, quite, speaking

(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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In connection with the acquisition, Nobert Horvath, the chief technology officer of Vemba, has been appointed as Chief Product officer of Frankly, subject to regulatory approval.
"And frankly from what I've heard about them they sound to me to be effectively criminal attacks, because incitement of violence, threats of violence, racial abuse, are all crimes."
With these changes, Frankly's board now expands to two independent directors and three inside directors as defined by the TSX Venture Exchange.
To say it takes a racist stance or, like the graffiti artists claimed, that all Muslim characters are shown as terrorists, is frankly not true."
And if I happen to come across a micro delicatessen that specialises in Camembert, well I'd frankly like it to be still around the next time I want to cheat on my diet.
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The number of times he cut in and hit the front man with his balls." Frankly I'm amazed he could run at all after that.
New York, NY, June 12, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Frankly, a whole new way to chat with friends, will serve as the Official Chat-App of Wizard World Comic Con through the remainder of 2014, beginning with Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con, June 19-22, both companies announced today.
Frankly, I find it better balanced than the 4" factory version and really can't see any difference in recoil between the two with the loads I've tried.
It is a cost that quite frankly the country should not shoulder during lean times.
It is, of course, my opinion that the Assembly is frankly a big enough drain on resources as it is.
FRANKLY NATIVE was the queen of Aintree yesterday as two of her sons won feature races on the card, writes Tom Pennington.
AN ex-BNP worker has won her employment tribunal against the party - despite giving "frankly unbelievable" evidence.
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"The abortion process, post-20 weeks is frankly not the mark of a decent society because as a process itself it is frankly barbaric." - Conservative MP Nadine Dorries launching a fresh drive to cut the upper limit from 24 to 20 weeks.