Ways to Say “To be Honest”


Actually …Allow me to speak my mind …    As a matter of fact …
As it happens…Frankly …Honestly/ frankly speaking…
Honestly…I’m going to lay it on the line …I’m just going to come right out and say it …
I’m only telling you this because I care about you …If I can speak my mind …If I shoot from the hip …
If I’m perfectly honest …If I’m being honest…If truth be told …
In actual fact …In all fairness …In all honesty …
In all sincerity…In fact …Let me set the record straight …
Let’s be fair …Let’s be/make it clearLet’s put the whole truth out there
Let’s set the record straightThe truth of the matter is…To be fair…
To be frank …To put it frankly/bluntly…To tell the truth …
Truth to be told…Truthfully…/ TBHWith all due respect …