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Learn the Idiom “It’s not rocket science” in this minute-or-less English lesson!
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Have you ever heard the idiom “It’s not rocket science.”?
This idiom means it’s not complicated. How come it is this idiom?
It’s used quite a bit. I looked it up on Youglish and saw 352 examples in American English. Here is an example of when I might use it:
I used to live in New York city and I remember my mom visited me and she was intimidated by taking the subway by herself. I said “Mom, it’s not rocket science, there are signs everywhere and I’ll give you a map. It’s not that complicated.
That’s it. It’s not that rocket science.
Four very simple steps that you can use to learn anything.
It’s not rocket science.
These tools are obvious and people want them.
What do you think? Are you going to be able to use this idiom?
I think you can. It’s pretty easy. It’s not rocket science.