Make No Bones About It

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Make No Bones About It : Phrases


Don't misunderstand what I am saying, I am speaking frankly.


Make no bones about it, I will be calling your boss about your proposition.


Bones in this case is short for boners. Although boner has other meanings, a boner is defined as a mistake. This meaning has fallen out of common usage but was once widely used.

make no bones means make no boners or mistakes.
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