sin rodeos
sin rodeos
1. (general) 
a. bluntly 
El político habló claramente y sin rodeos acerca de por qué se opone al proyecto de ley.The politician spoke clearly and bluntly about why he opposes the bill.
b. straight 
Mira, Gerardo, te lo voy a decir sin rodeos. Vas a perder este caso.Look, Gerardo, I'll tell it to you straight. You are going to lose this case.
c. plainly 
Yo no leo mentes, Gloria. Dime sin rodeos lo que quieres que haga y trataré de hacerlo.I'm not a mind reader, Gloria. Tell me plainly what you want me to do and I'll try to do it.
d. direct 
Te pregunté algo. ¿Por qué no me puedes dar una respuesta sin rodeos?I asked you something. Why can't you give me a direct answer?
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