Synonyms of lay it on the line in English:

lay it on the line


See definition of lay it on the line

phrase

1‘soon, I'm going to have to lay it on the line, tell them what really has been happening’

SYNONYMS

speak frankly, be direct, speak honestly, pull no punches, be blunt, not mince one's words, call a spade a spade

informal give it to someone straight, tell it like it is

ANTONYMS

equivocate, shilly-shally