But for those with complicated financial situations, or even complicated family dynamics, things are not so clear-cut.
As I look more deeply into the issue, I find that positions portrayed as clear-cut by various corners of the debate are not so.
The actor never issued a clear-cut apology, she says, which is mandatory in those situations.
All three could now be held in “contempt of Parliament,” although there is no clear-cut legal punishment for such an offense.
This 2-0 was a clear-cut win, a sharp slice through a loaf, no ambiguity, no crumbs.
The ideas are clear-cut and concise; the melody and harmony distinctive and strikingly characteristic.
His clear-cut features, always handsome, were grand in sleep.
However this may be, at the two extremes there is a clear-cut difference between these two types of attention.
He flung back his head, and there was defiance in every line of his clear-cut face.
For another, there was no clear-cut distinction between the Capitalism that owned newspapers and the Capitalism that advertised.