forthright collocations and examples

 UK /ˈfɔː(r)θraɪt/

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speaking directly and honestly

Adverbs frequently used with forthright
typically: characteristically, typicallyFred was typically forthright about the problems he encountered during filming.especially or unusually: particularly, unusuallySome members were particularly forthright in their a good way: refreshingly, wonderfullyWhat some regard as refreshingly forthright, others will regard as opinionated ranting.
Nouns frequently used with forthright
manner: approach, manner, style, toneMost students discuss their strengths and weaknesses in a very open and forthright manner.criticism or statement: condemnation, criticism, declaration, statementFarmers applauded his forthright condemnation of the action.view: opinion, viewShe is known for her forthright views and her sense of humour.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with forthright
blunt, courageous, frank, honest, no-nonsense, open, opinionated, outspokenMr. Willis was frank and forthright in his answers to the questions raised.She has a forthright no-nonsense approach to business.
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