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German translation of “plain”

plain

adjective /plein/
simple or ordinary; without ornament or decoration
einfach
plain living good, plain food.
easy to understand; clear
klar
His words were quite plain.
absolutely open or honest, with no attempt to be tactful
ehrlich
I’ll be quite plain with you plain speaking.
obvious
klar
It’s plain (to see) you haven’t been practising your music.
not pretty
unscheinbar
a rather plain girl.
plainly adverb
einfach
plainness noun
die Einfachheit, die Klarheit
plain chocolate dark chocolate not containing milk.
reine Schokolade
plain clothes adjective (etc) a plain-clothes job.
die Zivilkleidung, Zivil-…
plain sailing progress without difficulty
glatt gehen
Life is not always plain sailing.
plain-spoken adjective speaking honestly and candidly, not trying to be tactful
freimütig
She is a very plain-spoken person who always says what she means.
in plain English in simple words; clearly expressed
einfache/er/es
Would you mind explaining it in plain English?
(Definition of plain from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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