English version

it stands to reason (that)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishit stands to reason (that)it stands to reason (that)LOGICALused to say that something should be completely clear to anyone who is sensible It stands to reason that you cannot find the right person to do a job unless you know exactly what that job is. stand
Examples from the Corpus
it stands to reason (that)Well, it sounds a very obvious thing for us to say - but it stands to reason.Well, it stands to reason, doesn't it?But the important decisions ... well, it stands to reason that these would be the sole responsibility of the man.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.