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    Hi guys!
    In Polish there's an expression "nie szukajac daleko", whose direct translation into English would be "not have to search far [for an example]". That's what one says (usually at the beginning of the sentence) when they want to underline that the example they give is something familiar to them. How to say it in English? If you know some nice idioms for it, I will be grateful for sharing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rilwen View Post
    Hi guys!
    In Polish there's an expression "nie szukajac daleko", whose direct translation into English would be "not have to search far [for an example]". That's what one says (usually at the beginning of the sentence) when they want to underline that the example they give is something familiar to them. How to say it in English? If you know some nice idioms for it, I will be grateful for sharing.
    Greets, R.
    "You don't have to look very far to find..." Is that what you mean?

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    Thanks!
    I wrote: I do not have to look far to find an example of the energy inefficiency of modern computers: last summer I had to suspend my numerical simulations ...

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