- 1.1 (trustworthy, upright) [person/action] honrado, honesto; [face] de persona honrada or honesta to make an honest living ganarse la vida honradamente to earn o turn an honest dollar o buck o (British English/inglés británico) penny [colloquial/familiar] ganarse el pan honradamente he made an honest woman of her [humorous/humorístico] cumplió y se casó con ellaMore example sentences1.2 (sincere) [appraisal] sincero, franco; [opinion/attempt] sincero you're not being honest with me no estás siendo sincero or franco conmigo let's be honest: it was a disaster seamos sinceros or francos: fue un desastre to be honest with you … si quieres que te diga la verdad or que te sea sincero … be honest sé sincero, di la verdad
More example sentences1.3 (as interjection/como interjección) [colloquial/familiar] de veras I didn't do it, honest! ¡de veras que no fui yo!
- ‘From the beginning we have been asking for fair and honest elections,’ he said.
- All but four members of the commission said that the last election was fair and honest.
- I believe that only a truly even-handed approach can lead to an honest, morally convincing, and effective human rights policy.
- For a transaction of this magnitude to be successful, all parties involved must be honest, sincere and truthful to one another.
- As a Republican, I sincerely thank you for your honest, open, sincere and thoughtful dialogue.
- Remember, your compliments must be honest, sincere and genuine.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.