Значение идиомы straight from the shoulder

[straight from the shoulder] {adv. phr.}, {informal} In an open andhonest way of speaking; without holding back anything because of fearor politeness or respect for someone’s feelings; frankly.

Johnasked what he had done wrong. Bob told him straight from theshoulder.

The candidate for Congress spoke out against hisopponent’s dishonesty straight from the shoulder.

Contrast: PULLONE’S PUNCHES.


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Значение идиомы straight from the shoulder