straight talk


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straight talk

direct and honest talk. It's about time for a little straight talk around here. If they want straight talk and can handle straight talk, give 'em straight talk.
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straight talk

Plain, honest speaking, as in We have to have some straight talk with Harry before he goes away to college. [Late 1800s]
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straight talk

n. direct and honest talk. If they want straight talk and can handle straight talk, give ’em straight talk.
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