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Make no bones about   /meɪk noʊ boʊnz əbˈaʊt/   Listen
Make no bones about

verb
1.
Acknowledge freely and openly.






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"Make no bones about" Quotes from Famous Books



... that, a trifle! Nowadays, my dear boy, a chit of a girl of twelve is scheming to get a lover, and all these amateur theatricals and literary evenings are only invented to make it easier to get a rich merchant to take a girl on as his mistress. . . . Mothers sell their daughters, and people make no bones about asking a husband at what price he sells his wife, and one can haggle over the bargain, you know, my dear. ...
— The Chorus Girl and Other Stories • Anton Chekhov



Words linked to "Make no bones about" :   acknowledge, admit



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