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 Meanings and Examples of FRANK
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frank
 a.  honest; sincere; open and sincere in expression; straightforward
Example Sentence:
1  We benefit greatly by this frank talk.
2  Better a frank denial than unwillig compliance.
3  To be frank with you, I think your son has little chance of passing the exam.
4  The meeting was described as 'a frank and honest exchange of views'.
5  The carriages could not be called luxurious; to be frank, they were cattle-trucks.
6  The big tobacco companies have always insisted that they are frank with their customers about the dangers of smoking.
7  He spoke frankly about the ordeal.
8  People say this is a selfish society, but frankly I've seen too much kindness, self-sacrifice and generosity to believe that.
9  He wants to compete at international level, but frankly I don't think he's up to it.
10  By any means, we should tell him frankly what we think of his proposal.
11  I'm not totally convinced that the government or any certain summit is going to provide that, frankly.
Classic Sentence: (159 in 11 pages)
1  Let us be frank with this gentleman.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
2  The sight of the fair young girl, as frank and wholesome as the Sierra breezes, had stirred his volcanic, untamed heart to its very depths.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
3  "It is well, then, that we should be frank," said the other.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
4  It appeared, indeed, from the countenance of this proprietor, that he was of a frank, but hasty and choleric temper.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
5  And, to be frank with you, brother, I would not embark with you in this matter, even if I could hope to bring my bark to haven.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  Connie liked her, she was so perfectly simple and frank, as far as she intended to be frank, and superficially kind.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
7  He seemed about five-and-twenty years of age, and was of the middle height; his countenance was frank and handsome; and his demeanor easy and prepossessing.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
8  She prized the frank, the open-hearted, the eager character beyond all others.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
9  At school she had used to side with the Philistines in several battles, and had wondered if Pontius Pilate were as handsome as he was frank and fair.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
10  He had often come up here without stating his purpose to his mother; but this was the first time that he had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
11  His frank acceptance of the situation marks him as either an innocent man, or else as a man of considerable self-restraint and firmness.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
12  When I said that you stimulated me I meant, to be frank, that in noting your fallacies I was occasionally guided towards the truth.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
13  Please, please, be frank with me, Miss Stapleton, for ever since I have been here I have been conscious of shadows all round me.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
14  I wish to be perfectly frank with you, Mrs. Lyons.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
15  She put it down on her lap as we entered and looked at us with her frank, searching blue eyes.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box