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Japanese Idiom あけすけに言う say something frankly; openly; without reserve

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あけすけに言う

  • akesuke ni iu
  • say something frankly; openly; without reserve
  • This idiom is used when someone says something in a blunt manner.
  • "ake" means to begin or dawn; "suke" means to be transpar-ent. Another, and probably the original, usage of "akesuke" is to mean that a gap has opened up, and the other side is visible.