One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the process was remarkably straightforward’
uncomplicated, simple, easy, effortless, painless, undemanding, unexacting
elementary, plain sailing, a five-finger exercise, child's play
informal as easy as falling off a log, as easy as pie, as easy as ABC, a piece of cake, a cinch, a snip, easy-peasy, no sweat, a doddle, money for old rope, money for jam, kids' stuff, a breeze, a doss, a cakewalk
North American informal duck soup, a snap
NZ Australian informal a bludge, a snack
South African informal a piece of old tackle
2‘a straightforward man’
honest, frank, candid, open, truthful, sincere, on the level, honest-to-goodness
forthright, plain-speaking, direct, unambiguous, straight from the shoulder, downright, not afraid to call a spade a spade
informal upfront, on the square
North American informal two-fisted, on the up and up
archaic free-spoken, round
evasive, guarded, disingenuous
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