(as) plain as day

idiom

: very obvious
The answer is (as) plain as day.

Examples of (as) plain as day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web None of that rests on wild speculation or projection — these are plain as day plans, as readily laid out by Trump himself. New York Daily News Editorial Board, New York Daily News, 1 May 2024 The evidence is plain as day in Musk’s own public actions. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 5 Apr. 2024 DeSantis told Benson the contrast between his leadership and Biden's was plain as day. Fox News, 30 Mar. 2022 So, with energy prices set to dwarf the benefits rise by 18-fold – the cold hard maths are as plain as day. Gus Alexiou, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2022 That comes through plain as day in Marist/ PBS polling: back in October of 2021, 50% of Republicans said Trump represented the best chance of winning in 2024; a post-Election Day poll from Marist/ PBS has Trump’s support with that same audience dropping to 35%. Philip Elliott, Time, 29 Nov. 2022 DeSantis told Benson the contrast between his leadership and Biden's was plain as day. Fox News, 30 Mar. 2022 So, with energy prices set to dwarf the benefits rise by 18-fold – the cold hard maths are as plain as day. Gus Alexiou, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2022 Often bathed in Pacific sunshine, Mr. Thiebaud’s art looked at first flush radiant and plain as day. New York Times, 26 Dec. 2021

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“(as) plain as day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20plain%20as%20day. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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