make no bones about

make no bones about
verb
acknowledge freely and openly
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He makes no bones about the fact that he is gay

Hypernyms: ↑admit, ↑acknowledge
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s PP

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make no bones about
: to be very sure and definite about (something)

Make no bones about the seriousness of the matter.

He made no bones about his plans to cut expenses.

Make no bones about it–we will win.

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Main Entry:bone

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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