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it stands to reason

C2 said when something is ​obvious or ​clear from the ​facts: If 20 ​percent of the earth's ​population has 80 ​percent of ​itsresources, then it ​stands to ​reason that 80 ​percent of the ​population has only 20 ​percent of the ​resources.
(Definition of it stands to reason from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “it stands to reason”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不言而喻,显而易见…
in Turkish gayet açık ki, herkes bilir ki, son derece aşikâr ki…
in Russian разумеется…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不言而喻,顯而易見…
in Polish jest zrozumiałe…
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