make no bones about something

make no bones about something
make no bones about something phrase
to talk about or do something in a very open way without feeling ashamed or embarrassed

He makes no bones about the fact that he wants my job.

Main entry: bone

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have no hesitation in stating or dealing with something, however awkward or distasteful it is

the film is an op-ed piece, and the director makes no bones about its biases


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • make no bones about something — make no bones about (something) to say clearly what you think or feel about something. He made no bones about how bad he thought the food was …   New idioms dictionary

  • make no bones about something —    If you make no bones about something, you don t hesitate to say something in a frank and open way.     I made no bones about it. I told him his offer was unacceptable …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • make no bones about something — to talk about or do something in a very open way without feeling ashamed or embarrassed He makes no bones about the fact that he wants my job …   English dictionary

  • make no bones about — (something) to say clearly what you think or feel about something. He made no bones about how bad he thought the food was …   New idioms dictionary

  • make no bones about it —    If somebody make no bones about a scandal in their past, they are open and honest about it and show no shame or embarrassment.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you make no bones about something, you don t hesitate to say something in …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • make no bones about —    If you make no bones about something, you don t hesitate to say what you think in a frank and open way.     I made no bones about it. I told him his offer was unacceptable …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • make no bones about (doing) something — make no bones about (doing) sth idiom to be honest and open about sth; to not hesitate to do sth • She made no bones about telling him exactly what she thought of him. Main entry: ↑boneidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make no bones about — verb acknowledge freely and openly He makes no bones about the fact that he is gay • Hypernyms: ↑admit, ↑acknowledge • Verb Frames: Somebody s PP * * * make no bones about : to be very sure and definite about (someth …   Useful english dictionary

  • make no bones about — (smth) make no secret, not keep from talking about something He has made no bones about the fact that he is not interested in applying for the supervisor s job …   Idioms and examples

  • make no bones about it — v. speak one s mind, speak frankly; be blunt and frank about something …   English contemporary dictionary


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