Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Wednesday January 22, 2014
honestly; to be honest with you, frankly
When honestamente refers to the way in which you do something, it works in a similar way to English honestly:
Dime honestamente lo que piensas.
Tell me honestly what you think.
Tengo que admitir honestamente que no entendí el argumento.
I have to be honest and admit that I didn’t understand the storyline.
However, you also use it like frankly in English, to qualify what you are about to say:
Honestamente, no lo sé.
To be honest with you, I don’t know.
Creo honestamente que es todo lo contrario de lo que dices.
Frankly or To be honest with you, I think it’s the exact opposite of what you’re saying.
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