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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (upright)
a. honest
Los ciudadanos esperan que los políticos sean honestos.Citizens expect politicians to be honest.
b. honorable
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Era un hombre honesto. Tenía plena confianza en él.He was an honorable man. I trusted him completely.
c. honourable (United Kingdom)
Creo que devolver el dinero que encontró fue la manera más honesta de proceder.I think giving back the money he found was the most honourable thing to do.
d. decent
Te aconsejo hacer lo que es honesto y devolver el dinero.I advise you to do the decent thing and give the money back.
2. (sincere)
a. honest
Sé honesto y dime si este recorte me queda bien o mal.Be honest and tell me whether this haircut looks good on me or not.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (honrado)
a. honest
2. (decente)
a. modest, decent
3. (justo)
a. fair
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1 (sincero) honest
sé honesto y dime lo que piensas be honest and tell me what you think
2 (honrado) honourable; honorable; (EEUU)
hay pocos políticos honestos there are very few honourable politicians; es muy honesto y sabe reconocer sus errores he's very honest and is able to recognize his mistakes
3 (decente) decent
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ser honesto
to be honest
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