it doesn't take a rocket scientist (to do something)

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it doesn't take a rocket scientist (to do something)

One doesn't have to be particularly intelligent to be able to do or understand something. I doesn't take a rocket scientist to learn how to change the oil in your car. How has he not learned how to check his email yet? It doesn't take a rocket scientist.
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"If you behave in that manner with co-workers, you'll eventually behave like that with your boss." It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that this would be a bad move.
Leeds' title hopes suffered a mortal setback with the 2-1 defeat at Leicester and manager David O'Leary said afterwards: "It doesn't take a rocket scientist to work out we have absolutely no room left for error."
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to work out they are going to be massive."
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see a causal link between Buchanan's New Hampshire primary victory and the urge to relinquish one's brain.
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that broiled seafood is healthy and fried seafood isn't.
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