loud and clear


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loud and clear

clear and distinctly. (Originally said of radio reception that is heard clearly and distinctly.) Tom: If I've told you once, I've told you a thousand times: Stop it! Do you hear me? Bill: Yes, loud and clear. I hear you loud and clear.
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loud and clear

in a way that is easy to understand Major airlines are saying loud and clear that passengers are limited to two carry-on items.
Usage notes: often used to say that a message is understood: Our message came through loud and clear in that ad.
Etymology: based on the literal use of loud and clear to describe an easily understood radio or telephone communication
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loud and clear

if an idea is expressed loud and clear, it is expressed very clearly in a way that is easy to understand In all this research, one message comes through loud and clear: excessive exposure to sun causes skin cancer.
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loud and clear

Easily audible and understandable. For example, They told us, loud and clear, what to do in an emergency, or You needn't repeat it-I hear you loud and clear. This expression gained currency in the military during World War II to acknowledge radio messages ( I read you loud and clear) although it originated in the late 1800s.
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Today we say loud and clear, if you stalk and harass, the law will follow you wherever you may go,'' Clinton said.