to put it simply


to put it simply
to put it simply simply put phrase
used for saying that you are explaining something in a clear and simple way

To put it simply, he was fired.

Thesaurus: ways of explaining or clarifyinghyponym to make something easier to understandsynonym
Main entry: simply

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • simply put — to put it simply or simply put used for saying that you are explaining something in a clear and simple way To put it simply, he was fired …   English dictionary

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