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Legal and honest

legal

adjective

allowed by the law

innocent

adjective

not guilty of a crime

clean

adjective

not guilty of anything illegal or wrong

legitimate

adjective

allowed by the law, or correct according to the law

current

adjective

correct or legal at the present time

lawful

adjective

not against the law

rightful

adjective

officially or legally accepted as right or correct

above board

adjective

completely honest and legal

as clean as a whistle

completely honest or legal

on the right/wrong side of the law

doing legal/illegal things

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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