honest-to-god


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Adj.1.honest-to-god - (used informally especially for emphasis); "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel"
echt, genuine - not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather"
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honest-to-God

[ˈɒnɪstəˈgɒd] ADJcien por cien
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What we have here, in my honest-to-God opinion, is a failure to communicate being demonstrated through a very public feud.
For a look at what happened after he left, see Revenge of the Lunch Lady: How an Unassuming Bureaucrat Outsmarted Jamie Oliver and Pulled Off an Honest-to-God Miracle in One of America's Unhealthiest Cities, in The Huffington Post.
Lee Keegan is one of the most mentally tough, honest-to-God football guys I have ever met," said Rochford (above) yesterday.
And mind you, I'm not talking about the 'cheat lanterns' that run on electricity, I'm talking authentic lanterns that protect the quivering flames of honest-to-God candles or tea lights.
Teel is the spiritual leader of Denver's Mile Hi Church, an honest-to-God "megachurch," where he inspires thousands of members with engaging and contemporized interpretations of so-last-century spiritual teachings.
I do not know the exact, honest-to-God, 100 percent answer of who killed Mona, but I do have my suspicions and I'm pretty sure it's the same as everybody else -- I'm thinking that everyone thinks it's Alison and I would be on the same thought train.
I have seen and treated real honest-to-god contrast reactions.
8220;This is the most compelling book about mission that is honest-to-God … and honest-before-God … that I have ever read.
In other words, we could be headed for a situation similar to the elections 10 years ago, in which incumbent Jacques Chirac failed to get enough votes to wrap it up in the first round and second places when to Jean-Marie Le Pen, Marine's father, a Front National founder and honest-to-God Holocaust denier (whom Chirac proceeded to crush).
In America on a Plate: The Story of the Diner (9pm, BBC4,29 November), Stephen Smith takes a road trip across the US in a swanky red car, making regular pit-stops at some of the country's iconic diners to "eat nothing but honest-to-God, home-cooked diner chow".
The memoir Hookers, Midgets, and Fire Trucks: An Invitation to Our Party, shares how laughing, loving, crying, and honest-to-God begging for answers got the author through the absurdity of life, which she equates to a party.