to put it bluntly 直言不讳
To speak in a very direct and abrupt manner, perhaps without being tactful or sensitive.
I only corrected my sloppy dressing habits when my boss decided to put it bluntly and tell me that my careless appearance would hurt my future career.
stage whisper 故意大声说话
An intentionally loud whisper said so everyone can hear, such as an actor on stage might make so everyone in the audience can understand him.
At my brother's birthday lunch my sister told a funny joke about him in a stage whisper so everyone in our family could hear her.