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no-brainer

n. an easy question that takes no thinking to answer; a simple problem that requires no intellect to solve; a dilemma that requires no pondering to resolve. His proposal of marriage was a no-brainer. She turned him down flat on the spot.
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Accept the no-brainer deal of the century, declare victory and move forward.
In the first six months of this year, there have been 206 no-brainers which suggests that the decline is set to continue.
Among other things, it appears the Authority has done no research on the project's potential revenue, including such no-brainers as an analysis of ridership on existing high-speed trains.
It is clear there is no easy answer and there are some quick-win solutions that appear no-brainers, such as increasing the age of retirement for all public servants to 65.
Incremental changes, like installing an update to your agency management system or downloading a firmware update to your phone system, should be no-brainers.
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The thing is, with the likes of Heskey, Butt and others, they seemed like no-brainers at the time," he added.
Just like death and taxes, there are certain no-brainers in life.
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He will make it easier for himself by knowing his first choice starting line-up and acknowledging that certain positions, such as the half-backs, are no-brainers.
And you would be right, at least when it comes to "the usual suspects, the no-brainers," as he calls some of the larger wineries along State 29.
The reasons I renew my membership with the organization of RC professionals each year are no-brainers.
We had provided "presence" on most missions, and, as a result, missions had become no-brainers.