something speaks for itself

something speaks for itself
something's implications are so clear that it needs no supporting evidence or comments

the figures speak for themselves


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • something speaks for itself — (something) speaks for (itself) something does not need explanation. Her behavior speaks for itself, and it doesn t matter what anyone else thinks about it. Is the experiment a success? I think the numbers speak for themselves. Usage notes: often …   New idioms dictionary

  • something speaks for — (something) speaks for (itself) something does not need explanation. Her behavior speaks for itself, and it doesn t matter what anyone else thinks about it. Is the experiment a success? I think the numbers speak for themselves. Usage notes: often …   New idioms dictionary

  • speaks for itself — (something) speaks for (itself) something does not need explanation. Her behavior speaks for itself, and it doesn t matter what anyone else thinks about it. Is the experiment a success? I think the numbers speak for themselves. Usage notes: often …   New idioms dictionary

  • let (something) speak for itself — let (something) speak for itself/themselves speak for itself/themselves if something speaks for itself, it does not need any explanation. The book offers no analysis of Bonnard s work, it just lets the paintings speak for themselves …   New idioms dictionary

  • speaks for — (something) speaks for (itself) something does not need explanation. Her behavior speaks for itself, and it doesn t matter what anyone else thinks about it. Is the experiment a success? I think the numbers speak for themselves. Usage notes: often …   New idioms dictionary

  • speak for itself — phrase if something speaks for itself, it is clearly so good or effective that no additional argument about it is necessary His success as a lawyer speaks for itself. Thesaurus: to be good enough or as good as expectedsynonym Main entry: speak *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak for itself — speak for itself/themselves if something speaks for itself, it does not need any explanation. I m not going to talk about our business successes. I think the report speaks for itself …   New idioms dictionary

  • let (something) speak for themselves — let (something) speak for itself/themselves speak for itself/themselves if something speaks for itself, it does not need any explanation. The book offers no analysis of Bonnard s work, it just lets the paintings speak for themselves …   New idioms dictionary

  • speak for itself — if something speaks for itself, it is clearly so good or effective that no additional argument about it is necessary His success as a lawyer speaks for itself …   English dictionary

  • speak for themselves — speak for itself/themselves if something speaks for itself, it does not need any explanation. I m not going to talk about our business successes. I think the report speaks for itself …   New idioms dictionary

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