put (something) into plain language

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put (something) into plain language

To express something in clear, straightforward, and uncomplicated English. A:" Chronic atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries has stopped oxygen-rich blood from reaching the heart, leading to a myocardial infarction." B: "Doctor, I need you to put all that into plain language." I wish these software developers would put their agreements into plain language, rather than this legalese gobbledygook.
See also: language, plain, put
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