It goes without saying

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Definition

it goes without saying: obviously, that doesn't need to be said, it is clear
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It goes without saying that anyone who commits a serious crime should be punished.

Examples

  • "Also, it goes without saying (Horatio) that the children shouldn't be touched."
  • "I know that professional training is important, that goes without saying."
  • "Also, it goes without saying that I'm not cooking tonight."

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