Synonyms of lay it on the line in English:

lay it on the line

See definition of lay (or put) it on the line


1‘soon, I'm going to have to lay it on the line, tell them what really has been happening’

speak frankly, be direct, speak honestly, pull no punches, be blunt, not mince one's words, call a spade a spade
informal give it to someone straight, tell it like it is

equivocate, shilly-shally