(to be) as plain as the nose on your face




Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - as plain as the nose on your face

"(to be) as plain as the nose on your face"

to be very obvious

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - as plain as the nose on your face

Two accountants are talking ...

Accountant 1:  I've been working on these accounts for hours and still can not find the error. Could you please take a look?

Accountant 2:  Sure. Give me a minute. Here's the problem. It's as plain as the nose on your face. On Line 45, the debit does not equal the credit.

Accountant 1:  I can't believe it was that obvious. Thanks.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - as plain as the nose on your face

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Patty sure seems depressed.

Friend 2:  That is as plain as the nose on her face. What isn't clear is why.

Friend 1:  Let's see if we can help her.





(to be) as plain as the nose on your face - Usage:

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(to be) as plain as the nose on your face - Gerund Form:

Being as plain as the nose on his face, the answer was simply to stay home.



(to be) as plain as the nose on your face - Examples:

1)  It's as plain as the nose on your face. It's been going on for eons.

2)  ... would always rather have a (video) record which is as plain as the nose on your face so everyone would know what I said.

3)  ... 'move along -- nothing to see' when it is as plain as the nose on your face that there are significant challenges in many parts of the service.

4)  And why are the trade unions so quiet? It is as plain as the nose on your face that unrestricted immigration from the rest of the EU ...

5)  ... we humans need the world and other creatures to survive, as plain as the nose on your face you might say.

6)  The stupidity of some of these theories is as plain as the nose on your face, but teams swear by them.

7)  ... would already be in debt this week and it really is as plain as the nose on your face that people spiral into debt because they can not afford to live ...

8)  ... looking pale, withdrawn; it was as plain as the nose on your face that there was something wrong.

9)  I am not a Rhodes scholar, but it is as plain as the nose on my face that each time I buy gas, I am paying too much.

10)  ... but for the most part, it is much better to stick to the truth because 'a lie keeps growing and growing until it's as plain as the nose on your face.

11)  I don't see why she lies about something that is as plain as the nose on her face, literally!

12)  If a mistake is as plain as the nose on your face, everyone can see it but you.

13)  As plain as the nose on your face: How strangers can tell if you are powerful, intelligent or even criminal just by a quick glance at your facial ...

14)  A classic environmental activists' pivot -- taking something as plain as the nose on your face, then disguising it by turning it into their cause ...

15)  ... Morgan could get a fair trial was to cover up his proclivities that are as plain as, well, the nose on his face.

16)  It was as plain as the nose on my face. But his supervisors at Disney were less visionary, focused on working cheaper and faster, ...

17)  They cannot accept a defeat even when it is as plain as the nose on their face.

18)  It's as plain as the nose on your face. With all the shady business going on in the NFL, it's no wonder other people are turning to different sports, ...

19)  It was as plain as the nose on your face that the changes had to be made.

20)  Grob said in viewing existing architecture in the area “it's as plain as the nose on one's face ... it's all about the stone ... the indigenous ..."