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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THE BLACK DELTA MOVEMENT - PRESERVATION HHHH H ANYONE with an ear for honest-to-God rock 'n' roll won't fail to be knocked sideways by this infectious collection of barnstormers.
THE BLACK DELTA MOVEMENT - PRESERVATION HHHH H ANYONE with an ear for honest-to-God rock'n'roll won't fail to be knocked sideways by this infectious collection of barnstormers.
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.
"Say what you will about the accent, but Zemeckis and co-writer Christopher Browne have captured Petit's voice -- the real, honest-to-God way he expresses himself -- and by channeling that, the actor successfully wins us over from the outset."
"Letts is an honest-to-God American theatre hero!" exclaims Allen.
Isn't it nice to see an honest-to-god throwdown over people of color?
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.
Book one of the "Honest-to-God" series, A Time of Change: Akashic Guidance for Spiritual Transformation is author Aingeal Rose O'Grady's testimony concerning the limitless field wisdom surrounding all humanity.