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plain speaking

noun [U] uk   us  
the act of saying clearly and honestly what you think without trying to be polite: It's time for some plain speaking.
plain-spoken
adjective uk   /ˌpleɪnˈspəʊ.kən/  us   /-ˈspoʊ-/
He's very plain-spoken.
Translations of “plain speaking”
in Chinese (Traditional) 直言不諱,說話坦率…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直言不讳,说话坦率…
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