plain and simple


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plain and simple

Essentially or fundamentally so, without exaggeration or elaboration. If you are caught cheating on an exam or assignment, you will fail the entire class, plain and simple. No matter how much they claim it will help the average worker, this is a tax break for the wealthy, plain and simple.
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Unlike many adult methods, Piano Plain and Simple teaches true multi-key comprehensive musicianship; the teacher would need to consider the adult student's musical goals and learning style before using this book.
A TD has called for plain and simple English to be used on all official Government forms to make them more "user friendly".
What the good Father is saying is plain and simple.
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