give it to me straight

give it to me straight
give me the facts, do not beat around the bush
  

"I have some bad news, man." "Tell me. Give it to me straight."


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  • give it to someone straight — give it to (someone) straight to tell someone something unpleasant directly and honestly. Just give it to me straight how badly is he hurt? …   New idioms dictionary

  • give it to someone straight — spoken phrase used for telling someone not to hide unpleasant facts from someone Thesaurus: talking in a direct waysynonym Main entry: give …   Useful english dictionary

  • give it to one straight — {v. phr.} To be direct; be frank. * /I asked the doctor to give it to me straight how long I have to live./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give it to one straight — {v. phr.} To be direct; be frank. * /I asked the doctor to give it to me straight how long I have to live./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give\ it\ to\ one\ straight — v. phr. To be direct; be frank. I asked the doctor to give it to me straight how long I have to live …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Give it to me straight. — informal something that you say when you want someone to tell you something unpleasant directly and honestly. Just give it to me straight. How badly hurt is he? …   New idioms dictionary

  • give it to someone straight — spoken used for telling someone not to hide unpleasant facts from someone …   English dictionary

  • give it to straight — give it to (someone) straight to tell someone something unpleasant directly and honestly. Just give it to me straight how badly is he hurt? …   New idioms dictionary

  • straight from the shoulder — {adv. phr.}, {informal} In an open and honest way of speaking; without holding back anything because of fear or politeness or respect for someone s feelings; frankly. * /John asked what he had done wrong. Bob told him straight from the shoulder./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • straight from the shoulder — {adv. phr.}, {informal} In an open and honest way of speaking; without holding back anything because of fear or politeness or respect for someone s feelings; frankly. * /John asked what he had done wrong. Bob told him straight from the shoulder./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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