WORD OF THE DAY
(of a person or action) showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgement.
(of a person) natural and unaffected; innocent.
I was young and naive at that time, and I didn’t think anything bad could happen to me.
If you’re naive enough to believe him, you’ll believe anyone.
He has been particularly criticized for lack of military experience and naive views of warfare.
His chronic lack of judgement and naive approach to the complexities of the society lead inevitably to tragedy.
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IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY
CLEAN AS A WHISTLE
If someone is as clean as a whistle, they are not involved in anything illegal.
To be very clean.
He hasn’t got a criminal record – he’s clean as a whistle.
The café’s as clean as a whistle, and the food’s excellent.
A political party will make sure a member’s background is as clean as a whistle before letting them run for office.
Everything in a hospital should be as clean as a whistle.