level with someone

level with someone
in. to speak truly and honestly with someone.
Okay, I’m gonna level with you. This thing is a steal at this price!
I want you to level with me. Did you do it?

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • level with someone — level with (someone) to tell someone the truth. If our leaders don t level with us, we lose faith in our government. Usage notes: usually said about information that may be unpleasant …   New idioms dictionary

  • level with — ˈlevel with [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they level with he/she/it levels with present participle levelling with past tense levelled with …   Useful english dictionary

  • level with — (someone) to tell someone the truth. If our leaders don t level with us, we lose faith in our government. Usage notes: usually said about information that may be unpleasant …   New idioms dictionary

  • level with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms level with : present tense I/you/we/they level with he/she/it levels with present participle levelling with past tense levelled with past participle levelled with informal level with someone to be honest with… …   English dictionary

  • level with — {v. phr.} To tell someone the truth; not engage in lies and subterfuge. * / You can level with me, his father said. Did you break that window? / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • level with — {v. phr.} To tell someone the truth; not engage in lies and subterfuge. * / You can level with me, his father said. Did you break that window? / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • level\ with — v. phr. To tell someone the truth; not engage in lies and subterfuge. You can level with me, his father said. Did you break that window? …   Словарь американских идиом

  • ˈlevel with sb — phrasal verb informal to be honest with someone …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • in step with someone — in step with (someone/something) 1. in agreement with someone or something. She is very much in step with the times. 2. at the same speed or level as someone or something else. He found it hard to keep in step with the changes. Gasoline prices… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep up with someone — keep up (with (someone/something)) 1. to stay level or equal with someone or something. I m too old or too tired and I just can t keep up. The little boy tried very hard to keep up with his older brother s accomplishments. 2. to move as quickly… …   New idioms dictionary

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