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speak for itself/themselves

To have a clear meaning or explanation. I think my work these past few months speaks for itself and makes me more than qualified for this position.
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speak for itself

 and speak for themselves
[for something] not to need explaining; to have an obvious meaning. The facts speak for themselves. Tom is guilty. Your results speak for themselves. You need to work harder.
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speak for itˈself/themˈselves

be so clear or obvious that no explanation or comment is needed: The expressions on their faces spoke for themselves — they hated the song.
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It depends on who you talk to, but I think the vote speaks for itself,'' Michels, a Shadow Hills Intermediate School teacher, said Thursday.
I think the facility, the station, speaks for itself,'' said Freeman.
Tim Straight's track record speaks for itself -- he has consistently and substantially accelerated sales growth in each of his previous positions," said Dean Au, president and CEO of AirMagnet.
The department investigated it, adjudicated it, and the outcome speaks for itself.
His track record speaks for itself and we are thrilled to have him on board.
The level of acceptance speaks for itself,'' said Lloyd's Chairman David Rowland.
Peter Tombros' record of success in the Pharmaceutical industry speaks for itself," said Steven H.
The history of our relationship speaks for itself - we are very proud of our ability to establish meaningful partnerships with our customers and offer them additional solutions to meet their expanding needs as they arise.
Paolo Zapparoli, a Managing Director with AIG Capital Partners who will join the Board of Directors of TRG, stated, "We are delighted to invest in a company with a winning management team whose track record speaks for itself and we look forward to working closely with TRG to support its continued growth.
This focused strategy has paid off for everyone involved and the tremendous growth they've experienced with NetApp speaks for itself.