obvious

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɒbviəs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɑbviəs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(obvē əs)

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obvious

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is obvious that you don't care
  2. is obvious that you would rather [go, leave, see]
  3. is obvious that she is in [pain, need, love]
  4. is the obvious [solution, answer, choice]
  5. is the obvious choice of [restaurant, school, car]
  6. was the obvious choice for [me, winner]
  7. is sometimes the most obvious [solution]
  8. the [solution] is [perfectly, glaringly, blindingly] obvious
  9. seems very obvious to me (that)
  10. is obvious to anyone (that)
  11. is (quickly) becoming obvious that
  12. is obvious in retrospect
  13. [must, should] be obvious to everyone
  14. her [disappointment, pain, joy] was obvious
  15. your obvious [disappointment] at (not)
  16. is obvious for [some, many]
  17. was (only) made more obvious by
  18. the [facts, results, flaws] are obvious for all to see
  19. it is [perfectly] obvious that
  20. it's obvious, isn't it?
  21. for obvious reasons
  22. asked the (most) obvious question
  23. obvious signs of [fatigue, deceit, decay]
  24. (try not to) make it obvious (that)
  25. [trying not to, don't] be (so) obvious about it
n
  1. [cannot, couldn't] fail to notice the obvious
  2. [stated, said, did] the obvious
  3. you don't have to [state] the obvious
  4. slang, UK: (there's no need to) state the bleedin' obvious
  5. have [no ideas, nothing to say] besides the obvious
  6. (there is) nothing beyond the obvious
  7. think beyond the obvious
'obvious' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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