Let's call a spade a spade!

Let's call a spade a spade!
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  • call a spade a spade — {v. phr.} To call a person or thing a name that is true but not polite; speak bluntly; use the plainest language. * /A boy took some money from Dick s desk and said he borrowed it, but I told him he stole it; I believe in calling a spade a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call a spade a spade — {v. phr.} To call a person or thing a name that is true but not polite; speak bluntly; use the plainest language. * /A boy took some money from Dick s desk and said he borrowed it, but I told him he stole it; I believe in calling a spade a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • spade — spade1 spadelike, adj. spader, n. /spayd/, n., v., spaded, spading. n. 1. a tool for digging, having an iron blade adapted for pressing into the ground with the foot and a long handle commonly with a grip or crosspiece at the top, and with the… …   Universalium

  • call — 1 verb HAVE/USE A NAME 1 (T) be called sth to have a particular name or title: They have a three year old son called Matthew. | What was that book called? 2 (T) to use a particular name or title when you speak to someone: My name s Alan, but you… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • call */*/*/ — I UK [kɔːl] / US [kɔl] verb Word forms call : present tense I/you/we/they call he/she/it calls present participle calling past tense called past participle called 1) a) [transitive] to use a particular name or title for someone call someone… …   English dictionary

  • call — call1 [ kɔl ] verb *** ▸ 1 ask/tell someone to come ▸ 2 shout to someone ▸ 3 telephone someone ▸ 4 describe someone/something ▸ 5 use a name for someone/something ▸ 6 say/announce something loudly ▸ 7 organize something ▸ 8 of animals ▸ 9 say… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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