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honest / sincero
 
honest   [ˈɒnɪst]
A. -adjective
1. (=frank)   sincero
·to [be] (perfectly) honest ...
·para ser (totalmente) sincero or franco ...
a. to be honest [about] something =   ser sincero or franco con respecto a algo
b. I'd like your honest [opinion] =   me gustaría que me dieras tu sincera opiniónoun
c. that'noun the honest [truth] =   eso es la pura verdad
d. to be (perfectly) honest [with] you =   para serle sincero or franco,   si quiere que le diga la verdad
·I'll be honest [with] you
·voy a serte sincero
·you haven't been honest [with] us
·no has sido sincero con nosotros
e. be honest with [yourself] =   nouné sincero contigo mismo
f. to make an honest woman of somebody
·he finally made an honest woman of her
humorous   al final hizo lo que Dios manda y se casó con ella
2. (=trustworthy, law-abiding)   [person]   honrado,   honesto
·he'noun very honest in money matters
·es muy honrado or honesto en lo que respecta al dinero
·he hasn't done an honest [day'noun work] in his life
·no ha trabajado honradamente en su vida
a. to make an honest [living] =   ganarse la vida honradamente
b. by honest [means] =   de forma honrada
c. it was an honest [mistake] =   no fue un error deliberado
d. to earn an honest [penny] or [crust]   ganarse el pan honradamente
3. (=genuine)   sencillo
·good, honest country cooking
·cocina rústica buena y sencilla
B. -adverb
*   de verdad
·I didn't know about it, honest
·no lo sabía, de verdad,   de verdad que no lo sabía
·honest to God or goodness
·palabra (de honor),   te lo juro
·honest [injun]
*
  palabra,   ¡por éstas!
C. -compound
·honest broker   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   (especially politics)   mediador (m) / mediadoa (f)
 
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