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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 its resources, then it stands to reason that 80 percent of the population has only 20 percent of the resources.
Translations of “it stands to reason”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不言而喻,顯而易見…
in Russian разумеется…
in Turkish gayet açık ki, herkes bilir ki, son derece aşikâr ki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不言而喻,显而易见…
in Polish jest zrozumiałe…
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