honest with (someone)


: telling (someone) the truth
I don't think these people are being honest with me.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web That means first asking hard questions about the hiring procedures at the organization and being honest with the answers. Cyndy Trivella, Forbes, 5 May 2023 But the siblings are never really honest with each other. Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 24 Apr. 2023 Carril was always brutally honest with Robinson, telling his parents during a recruiting visit to the Robinson home all the things Craig needed to work on to become a better player. Gary Washburn, BostonGlobe.com, 25 Mar. 2023 Honoring your financial reality and being honest with your friends is an act of self-care, and that’s worth celebrating too. Lindsay Bryan-podvin, SELF, 21 Mar. 2023 My mom has always been very open and honest with us. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 17 Mar. 2023 And so being open and honest with one spouse is really important. Shayla Love, Scientific American, 20 Feb. 2023 She and her top staff, which should be honest with both themselves and her. George Skelton, Los Angeles Times, 17 Apr. 2023 Although Borrero is the first one to be brutally honest with the dozen budding artists, his feedback is always constructive. Isabela Raygoza, Billboard, 11 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Honest with (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honest%20with%20%28someone%29. Accessed 27 May. 2023.

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