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English definition of “open-and-shut”

open-and-shut

adjective     /ˌəʊ.pən.ənˈʃʌt/ US  /ˌoʊ-/
describes a problem or legal matter that is easy to prove or answer: Our lawyer thinks that we have an open-and-shut case.Easiness and simplicity
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