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any fool could (do something)

Any one could do something, regardless of knowledge or experience. This phrase is usually used to emphasize how easy something is to do. Oh please, any fool could sell that beautiful house. With those quartz countertops, it practically sells itself!
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any fool can/could...

(spoken) used to say that something is very easy to do: Any fool could tell she was lying.
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It would be like labeling a doorbell as "Doorbell" when, to speak in the American grain, any fool can see that's what it is -- and no one would be fool enough to take it as a title, since (we are speaking of innocent eyes) a doorbell is not a work of art.
But it is hard to believe that any fool can see through work that has moved into the domain of the esoteric; nor, with such powerful symbols and juxtapositions of symbols, is it enough to let the eye be pleasured by the sweetness of the paint and the beauty of touch and color.