English version

state the obvious

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstate the obviousstate the obviousOBVIOUSto say something that is already obvious so it is not necessary to say it It is stating the obvious, but regular measurement of blood pressure is essential in older people. obvious
Examples from the Corpus
state the obviousDo you have to state the obvious?Don't waste precious time stating the obvious.To point out that his statistical contribution in Seattle was negatively aberrant is to state the obvious.You might also have to avoid stating the obvious.These are, to state the obvious again, not homosexual poems.Sometimes he stated the obvious, and sometimes he was wrong; but he was curious, and he made connections.Finally, at the risk of stating the obvious, I'd like to say that managers must manage better.Let's state the obvious, shall we?
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