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Up Front

Up front

The English idiom to be up front means to be frank or straightforward, in other words to be honest. For example:

Look, Fred, I am going to be
up front with you. You are fired.
I would like you to be
up front with me. Do I have the job or don’t I?
Our financial advisor was not
up front with us about his fees.

In all of these examples, the expression
up front means to be direct with someone. Which of the following English idioms also means the same thing? Please note that more than one answer is possible.

a) to call a spade a spade
b) to be matter-of-fact
c) to lay it on the line
d) to say it like it is

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correct answer.

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