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simple and obvious; easily decided
so obvious as to be easily solved or decided; "an open-and-shut case
If you describe a dispute or a legal case as open-and-shut, you mean that is easily decided or solved because the facts are very clear. It's an open and shut case. The hospital is at fault
clear, uncomplicated, straightforward
open-and-shut case
a legal case or other matter that is easy to prove or decide because the facts are very clear
open-and-shut case
clear case, uncomplicated case
open and shut case
A problem with an easy solution

The carton of milk on the floor. The cat with milk dripping from his chops. It was an open and shut case.

open and shut cases
plural form of open and shut case