Proverbs that mean that something is obvious and/or easy to understand in a variety of languages. Equivalents of the 'crystal-clear / as clear as crystal' in English.
as bright as glass
|French||clair comme de l'eau de roche
as clear as rock water
as clear as glass
|Italian||chiaro e limpido
clean and clear
|Japanese||曇りの無い (kumori no nai)
|Spanish||más claro que el agua
as clear as water
|Romanian||clar ca lumina zilei
clear as daylight
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