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Make no bones about


Unequivocal. Direct, true, accurate and honest. The phrase is used as a stern avowal of truthfulness. Why the reference to bones we can not explain. (Compare to Not pull punches, Utter truth, Unvarnished truth, Swear to or Scout’s honor).

 When she told me I was too short to date her, she wasn’t making any bones about it.”

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