Up front

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Definition

(to be) up front: (to be) direct, honest, frank, sincere
idiom
I'm going to be up front with you: I hate you.

up front: honestly, directly; at first, initially
adverb

Examples

  • "Bruno : Dr. Badguy, I should tell you up front that I do not negotiate with terrorists."
  • "I should tell you up front, Miss Bliss, Ivana doesn't even get out of bed for less than 50,000 dollars an appearance, but I'm sure you already knew that."
  • "Hogwash : $10,000 up front and a further $10,000 upon completion."
  • "Cheryl : But we would be willing to purchase five hundred thousand units up front, with more to follow."

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