τὰ σῦκα σῦκα, τὴν σκάφην δὲ σκάφην ὀνομάζειν → call a spade a spade | speak the truth | speak straight from the shoulder | give it straight from the shoulder | give the straight goods | not to mince matters | not to mince words | not mince words | call things by their right names | call a spade a spade and a shovel a shovel | call a shovel a shovel | call a spade a spade, not a big spoon

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τὰ σῦκα σῦκα, τὴν σκάφην δὲ σκάφην ὀνομάζειν | τὰ σῦκα σῦκα, τὴν σκάφην δὲ σκάφην ὀνομάσων | τὰ σῦκα σῦκα, τὴν σκάφην σκάφην λέγει → call a spade a spade | speak the truth | speak straight from the shoulder | give it straight from the shoulder | give the straight goods | not to mince matters | not to mince words | not mince words | call things by their right names | call a spade a spade and a shovel a shovel | call a shovel a shovel | call a spade a spade, not a big spoon

Arabic: سَمَّى الْأَشْياءَ بِمُسَمَّياتِهَا‎; Armenian: խոսքը սար ու ձոր չգցել, սար ու ձոր չընկնել; Chinese Mandarin: 實話實說, 实话实说, 直言不諱, 直言不讳; Czech: nazvat věc pravým jménem; Danish: kalde en spade for en spade; Dutch: zeggen zoals het is, de dingen bij hun naam noemen, man en paard noemen, een kat een kat noemen; Finnish: suomeksi sanottuna, totta puhuen, kutsua asioita niiden oikeilla nimillä, puhua asioista niiden oikeilla nimillä, mainitakseen asian oikealla nimellään, olla suorasanainen, olla suorasukainen, olla suorapuheinen; French: appeler un chat un chat; German: das Kind beim Namen nennen, die Dinge beim Namen nennen, kein Blatt vor den Mund nehmen, es auf gut Deutsch sagen; Greek: λέω τα σύκα σύκα και τη σκάφη σκάφη; Hungarian: nevén nevezi a gyereket; Irish: ná baintear an t-ainm den bhairín, den bhlonag; Italian: dire pane al pane e vino al vino; Japanese: ありのまま言う, 歯に衣着せぬ; Norwegian Bokmål: kalle en spade for en spade; Nynorsk: kalle ein spade for ein spade; Polish: nazywać rzeczy po imieniu; Portuguese: pão, pão, queijo, queijo; Russian: называть вещи своими именами; Spanish: llamar al pan, pan, y al vino, vino; Swedish: en spade är en spade


 

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