Today’s lesson of colloquial expression
622. bona fide (from latin) 誠実に、誠意をもって
- this means truthfully; without any element of lying or dishonesty.
1. Derrick did his bona fide best, but it still wasn’t good enough to get into the academy.
2. After putting himself in danger to save the people in the crashed airplane, many are considering him to be a bona fide hero.