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English definition of “be on the level”

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be on the level

to be acting or speaking honestly: It seems too good to be true. Are you sure this guy's on the level?
Translations of “be on the level”
in Chinese (Traditional) 言行誠實, 真心…
in Chinese (Simplified) 言行诚实, 真心…
(Definition of be on the level from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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