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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “put /lay your cards on the table”

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put /lay your cards on the table

to be honest about your feelings and intentions
摊牌,(把想法和意图)和盘托出
I thought it was time I laid my cards on the table, so I told him that I had no intention of marrying him.
我觉得到摊牌的时候了,于是就告诉了他我并不打算嫁给他。
Honesty, openness and sincerity
Translations of “put /lay your cards on the table”
in Chinese (Traditional) 攤牌,(把想法和意圖)和盤托出…
(Definition of put /lay your cards on the table from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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