honesty is the best policy

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used to say that telling the truth is better than lying even when it is hard to doHe realized honesty is the best policy and told them what really happened to their car.

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“Honesty is the best policy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honesty%20is%20the%20best%20policy. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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