speak for themselves

speak for themselves
speak for itself/themselves if something speaks for itself, it does not need any explanation.

I'm not going to talk about our business successes. I think the report speaks for itself.


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  • speak for themselves — speak for itˈself/themˈselves idiom to be so easy to see and understand that you do not need to say anything else about it/them • Her success speaks for itself. • Recent events speak for themselves. Main entry: ↑speakidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • let (something) speak for themselves — let (something) speak for itself/themselves speak for itself/themselves if something speaks for itself, it does not need any explanation. The book offers no analysis of Bonnard s work, it just lets the paintings speak for themselves …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) facts speak for themselves — the facts speak for themselves phrase used for saying that the facts of a particular situation provide all the necessary, true information about it We do not have to defend our record: the facts speak for themselves. Thesaurus: ways of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • facts speak for themselves —    When the facts of a situation are co clear that no further explanation or extra details are necessary, the facts speak for themselves.     No need to tell you that the situation is disastrous. The facts speak for themselves …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • the facts speak for themselves — used for saying that the facts of a particular situation provide all the necessary, true information about it We do not have to defend our record: the facts speak for themselves …   English dictionary

  • speak for itself — phrase if something speaks for itself, it is clearly so good or effective that no additional argument about it is necessary His success as a lawyer speaks for itself. Thesaurus: to be good enough or as good as expectedsynonym Main entry: speak *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak for — verb be a spokesperson for (Freq. 6) He represents the Government s position • Hypernyms: ↑represent • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Something s somebody * * * 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak for itself — speak for itself/themselves if something speaks for itself, it does not need any explanation. I m not going to talk about our business successes. I think the report speaks for itself …   New idioms dictionary

  • let (something) speak for itself — let (something) speak for itself/themselves speak for itself/themselves if something speaks for itself, it does not need any explanation. The book offers no analysis of Bonnard s work, it just lets the paintings speak for themselves …   New idioms dictionary

  • speak — W1S1 [spi:k] v past tense spoke [spəuk US spouk] past participle spoken [ˈspəukən US ˈspou ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in conversation)¦ 2¦(say words)¦ 3¦(language)¦ 4¦(formal speech)¦ 5¦(express ideas/opinions)¦ 6 so to speak 7 speak your mind …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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