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Translation of "plain" - English-German dictionary


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
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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