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English definition of “see things in black and white”

see things in black and white

to have a simple view of what is right and wrong, or good and badNaive and trustingInexperienced (of people)
(Definition of see things in black and white from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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