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open-and-shut

[oh-puh n-uh n-shuht] /ˈoʊ pən ənˈʃʌt/
adjective
1.
immediately obvious upon consideration; easily decided:
an open-and-shut case of murder.
Origin of open-and-shut
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for open-and-shut

open-and-shut

adjective
1.
easily decided or solved; obvious: an open-and-shut case
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