piece of cake

piece of cake
noun
any undertaking that is easy to do
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marketing this product will be no picnic

Syn:
cinch, ↑breeze, ↑picnic, ↑snap, ↑duck soup, ↑child's play, ↑pushover, ↑walkover
Derivationally related forms: ↑walk over (for: ↑walkover), ↑breeze (for: ↑breeze), ↑cinch (for: ↑cinch)
Hypernyms: ↑undertaking, ↑project, ↑task, ↑labor
Hyponyms: ↑doddle

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piece of cake,
Especially British Slang. something sure and easy; a cinch: »

“We don't pretend this is going to be a piece of cake for us, but I think we can do it,” he said (London Times).

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noun [singular]
informal : something that is easy to do

“How was the test?” “The essay portion was hard, but the rest was a piece of cake.” [=cinch, breeze]


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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