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honest [ 'ɔnist] a.诚实的;可敬的

honest ['ɔnist] a. 诚实的,正直的

廉政、勤政、务实、高效政府 "an honest, diligent, pragmatic and efficient government "

廉政建设 construction of a clean and honest administration

勤政廉政建设 keep government functionaries honest and industrious

able 有才干的,能干的
active 主动的,活跃的
adaptable 适应性强的
aggressive 有进取心的
alert 机灵的
ambitious 有雄心壮志的
amiable 和蔼可亲的
amicable 友好的
analytical 善于分析的
apprehensive 有理解力的
audacious 大胆的,有冒险精神的
capable 有能力的,有才能的
careful 办事仔细的
candid 正直的
charitable 宽厚的
competent 能胜任的
confident 有信心的
conscientious 认真的,自觉的
considerate 体贴的
constructive 建设性的
contemplative 好沉思的
cooperative 有合作精神的
creative 富创造力的
dashing 有一股子冲劲的,有拼搏精神的
dedicated 有奉献精神的
devoted 有献身精神的
dependable 可靠的
diplomatic 老练的,有策略的
disciplined 守纪律的
discreet (在行动,说话等方面)谨慎的
dutiful 尽职的
dynamic 精悍的
earnest 认真的
well-educated 受过良好教育的
efficient 有效率的
energetic 精力充沛的
enthusiastic 充满热情的
expressive 善于表达
faithful 守信的,忠诚的
forceful (性格)坚强的
frank 直率的,真诚的
friendly 友好的
frugal 俭朴的
generous 宽宏大量的
genteel 有教养的
gentle 有礼貌的
hard-working 勤劳的
hearty 精神饱满的
honest 诚实的
hospitable 殷勤的

honest 诚实的

Even if she's poor, at least she is honest.
虽说她穷, 至少她是诚实的。

That boy is honest to the core.

You have to be either honest or dishonest. There is no middle point.

To be honest with you, I'm twenty. 老实说,我20岁。

Her husband is an honest man.

Please give me your honest opinion.

He is so honest that he will not accept bribe.

I always speak my mind.
I always say what's on my mind.
I'm always honest. (我一直很诚实。)

As a matter of fact, ...
Who won the golf tournament? (那场高尔夫球比赛谁赢了?)
Well, as a matter of fact, I did. (其实,是我赢了。)
Actually, ...
To be honest, ...
To be frank, ...
Frankly speaking, ...
Truthfully, ... (老实说……)
In all actuality, ... (实际上,……) *正式的说法。

I'm serious.
No way! (不可能!)
I'm serious. (我是认真的。)
Are you joking? (你是开玩笑吧?)
No, I'm serious. (不,我是认真的。)
I'm really serious. (我真的是认真的。)
I'm not joking. (我没开玩笑。)
I'm being honest with you. (开诚布公地跟你讲。)
I mean it! *当对方不相信你说的是真话时。
I don't mean it. (我不是这个意思。)

An honest man's word is as good as his bond.

A ragged coat may cover an honest man.

Be honest rather clever.

He is the wise man who is the honest man.

He is wise that is honest.

Honest men marry soon, wise men not at all.

One honest word is better than two oaths.

The honest penny is better than the stolen dollar.

Truth is honest, truth is sure; Truth is strong and must endure.

When rogues (or thieves) fall out, honest men come by their own.

People need to know one another to be at their honest best.
Robbins Staca, Britsh writer

An honest God is the noblest work of man.
Robert G.Ingersoll, American orator

不务正业 [bù wù zhèng yè] /not engage in honest work/ignore one's proper occupation/not attend to one's proper duties/

诚 [chéng] /honest/sincere/

诚实 [chéng shí] /honest/honesty/honorable/truthful/

诚 [chèng] /sincere/true/honest/

淳 [chún] /genuine/pure/honest/

纯洁 [chún jié] /pure/clean and honest/

谔 [è] /honest speech/

刚正 [gāng zhèng] /honest/upright/

老实巴交 [lǎo shí bā jiāo] /honest/good natured/

廉洁 [lián jié] /(adj) honest; not coercive/

廉政 [lián zhèng] /(adj) honest or clean politics/

清廉 [qīng lián] /honest/uncorrupted/

悫 [què] /honest/

善良 [shàn liáng] /good and honest/kind-hearted/

深切 [shēn qiè] /(adj) sincere; heartfelt; honest/

实 [shí] /real/true/honest/really/solid/

坦白 [tǎn bái] /honest/forthcoming/to confess/

体面 [tǐ miàn] /(n) face; dignity/(adj) honest; creditable/

正值 [zhèng zhí] /honest/upright/

正直 [zhèng zhí] /upright/upstanding/honest/

{adj: Taoist} of or relating to the philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life

{adj: aboveboard, straightforward} without concealment or deception; honest
"their business was open and aboveboard"
"straightforward in all his business affairs"

{adj: antiseptic} clean and honest
"antiseptic financial practices"

{adj: dependable, honest, reliable, true} worthy of being depended on
"a dependable worker"
"an honest working stiff"
"a reliable source of information"
"he was true to his word"
"I would be true for there are those who trust me"

{adj: dishonest, dishonorable} deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
<-> honest

{adj: fair-and-square} just and honest

{adj: guileless, honest} free from guile
"his answer was simple and honest"

{adj: honest, honorable} not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
"honest lawyers"
"honest reporting"
"an honest wage"
"honest weight"
<-> dishonest

{adj: honest-to-god, honest-to-goodness, old, sure-enough} (used informally especially for emphasis)
"a real honest-to-god live cowboy"
"had us a high old time"
"went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel"

{adj: honest} marked by truth
"gave honest answers"

{adj: honest} without dissimulation; frank
"my honest opinion"

{adj: honest} without pretensions
"worked at an honest trade"
"good honest food"

{adj: man-to-man} forthright and honest
"had a man-to-man talk about the facts of life"

{adj: unsophisticated, unworldly} not wise in the ways of the world
"either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver"
"this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien

{adj: upfront} frank and honest
"he was upfront about his intentions"

{adj: veracious, honest} habitually speaking the truth
"an honest man"
"a veracious witness"

{adv: diametrically} as from opposite ends of a diameter
"when two honest witnesses give accounts of the same event that differ diametrically, how can anyone prove that the evidence you gave was deliberately false?"
"three of these brushes were approximately 120 feet apart and the fourth diametrically opposite to one of the three"

{adv: honestly, aboveboard} in an honest manner
"in he can't get it honestly, he is willing to steal it"
"was known for dealing aboveboard in everything"
<-> dishonestly

{adv: idiotically} in an idiotic manner
"what arouses the indignation of the honest satirist is not the fact that people in positions of power or influence behave idiotically"

{adv: par excellence} to a degree of excellence
"he is the honest politician par excellence"

{n: Taoism, Daoism} philosophical system developed by of Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events

{n: candor, candour, candidness, frankness, directness, forthrightness} the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

{n: dealing} method or manner of conduct in relation to others
"honest dealing"

{n: good faith, straightness} having honest intentions
"he acted in good faith"
"doubt was expressed as to the good faith of the immigrants"

{n: honest woman} a wife who has married a man with whom she has been living for some time (especially if she is pregnant at the time)
"he made an honest woman of her"

{n: honesty, honestness} the quality of being honest
<-> dishonesty

{n: moral hazard} (economics) the lack of any incentive to guard against a risk when you are protected against it (as by insurance)
"insurance companies are exposed to a moral hazard if the insured party is not honest"

{n: square shooter, straight shooter, straight arrow} a frank and honest person
<-> liar

{n: straight and narrow, strait and narrow} the way of proper and honest behavior
"he taught his children to keep strictly to the straight and narrow"

{n: transaction, dealing, dealings} the act of transacting within or between groups (as carrying on commercial activities)
"no transactions are possible without him"
"he has always been honest is his dealings with me"

{n: uprightness, rectitude} righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest

{v: prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid} keep from happening or arising ; have the effect of preventing
"My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"

Be honest and open about who you really are.

The suspicion of deceit undercuts the work of the many doctors who are scrupulously honest with their patients; it contributes to the spiral of law-suits and of " defensive medicine ", and thus it injures, in turn, the entire medical profession.
很多对病人小心翼翼、诚实坦率的医生因被怀疑有诈而声誉受损,从而引起诉讼案件和 "防御性治疗 "事件的上升。因此,谎言又伤害了整个医疗行业。

" Head office in Russia need know only what they want to know.
When Moscow want a reason for something that's gone wrong, it's me they look to for an answer.
But I just give whichever answer they want to hear, basically, and work out the real answer later for the report.
Let them have their say and listen--everyone's entitled to an opinion--then give them an honest explanation.
Ninety-nine per cent of the time, people will accept that.
在 99%的情况下,人们都会接受这种解释。
But you'll always get that one who won't. "
但你也总会赶上那 1%不接受解释的人。 "

" I don't think I would, to be honest.
There's too many of them( actors) out of work. "
现在失业的演员太多了。 "

He knew he was wrong to let her believe this, that it was not honest.

To be honest, I still don't fully understand why this technique works, but it does, and remarkably well for most people.

Sheppard, the son of honest working people, was an apprentice in a respectable trade.

He ran away from it because he fancied that he had been illtreated, and soon found it easy to make more money by thieving than his father had done by a lifetime of honest work.

Jack Sheppard, who had robbed for Wild and killed honest men so that Wild might grow rich, was one of those who fell out with the boss and was duly betrayed to the authorities.

That is an intellectually honest position, but to me not persuasive.

The debate, he declared, " ought to be intellectually honest... GM leads Ford today in truck fuel economy, both on average and on a model-by-model basis, including SUVs.

Never has a - let's be honest - weird movie budgeted at a ludicrously low $35,000 stormed both the box office and the pop consciousness.
说实话,以前从未有过一部制作成本仅 35, 000美元的恐怖电影能创下如此高的票房纪律,如此震撼着普通大众的心。

(Her Writer's Diary notes: "the only honest people are the artists," whereas "these social reformers and philanthropists...harbor... discreditable desires under the disguise of loving their kind....")
[她在《作家日记》(Writer's Diary)中写道:“唯有艺术家才是诚实的人;而那些“社会改革家和慈善家,则打着热爱其同类的幌子……隐藏着……不可告人的可耻欲念……”]

The Palestinian Authority has been criticized for being run by an old guard that is widely regarded as corrupt. Lack of confidence in the authority has provided an opening for groups like Hamas which, in addition to its militant wing, provides much needed social services and is widely viewed as honest.
巴勒斯坦当局被批评是由一个人们认为非常腐败的“老朽”在掌管。人民对政府缺乏信任给哈马斯这样的组织提供了机会。除了它的军事部门, 哈马斯还为社会提供许多必须的服务,而且人们广泛认为他们是诚实的。

College student Ahmed Ali said that this is the first time he has heard of the national council.He added that the most important thing is holding a free election to choose a government that will represent all Iraqis, not like the former regime, which only represented a few. The main thing, he says, is that the election should be honest.

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