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Plain Dealing – direct and honest conduct in relationships and transactions

(Pronounced plain dee-ling)

A plain-clothed policeman was dealing (plain dealing) the cards, so the players expected he would behave honestly towards everyone

A plain-clothed policeman was dealing (plain dealing) the cards, so the players expected he would behave honestly towards everyone.

Examples of plain dealing in a sentence

They always used the same mechanic for any car troubles as he was known for his plain dealing and quality services. 

The carpenters plain dealing and reliability ensured his customers kept coming back, even after he had to increase his prices.

After a few meetings with a potential partner, he decided not to go into business with them as they were clearly a con-artist with no interest in plain dealings.

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