1. to put it bluntly: 坦率说
To put it bluntly, I can't afford it.
2. actually: 其实，事实上
Actually, I didn't see her – I just heard her voice.
3. to be candid with you: 坦白的说
To be candid with you, I think you're making a dreadful mistake.
4. to be perfectly frank with you (= Frankly): 十分坦诚的说
To be perfectly frank with you, I don't think she's the woman for the job.
5. tell me straight: 坦白说
Tell me straight, would you rather we didn't go tonight?
6. to be honest (= Speaking honestly): 老实说
To be honest, I don't think it will be possible.
7. to tell the truth: 说实话
To tell the truth, I'm quite pleased he's not coming.
8. stop/quit beating around the bush: 别绕弯子
Stop beating around the bush and tell me what you want.