His advisers, such as Dominic Cummings, had a proclivity for honesty bordering on the suicidal.- the Guardian ---

How does the phrase in the bold affect the meaning of the sentence as a whole? As far as I could deduce, it means that Dominic Cummings, was inclined to being honest even if it proved disastrous to him, but is this correct?


Yes, your understanding of the sentence is correct.

  • move to comment may be? – JuliandotNut Aug 3 '14 at 12:59

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