(the) line of least resistance

(the) line of least resistance
the line/path/of least resistance phrase
the way of doing something that causes the fewest problems

We took the path of least resistance and bought him the car he wanted.

Thesaurus: ways of solving problemssynonym
Main entry: resistance

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • the\ line\ of\ least\ resistance — • (the) line of least resistance • (the) path of least resistance n. phr. the easiest way; the way that takes least effort. In becoming a doctor like his father John had really just followed the line of least resistance. Some parents take the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • the line of least resistance — ► the line (or path) of least resistance the easiest course of action. Main Entry: ↑resistance …   English terms dictionary

  • the line of least resistance — I see resistance II the line (or path) of least resistance an option avoiding difficulty or unpleasantness; the easiest course of action …   Useful english dictionary

  • take/follow the line of least resistance — see ↑resistance • • • Main Entry: ↑line …   Useful english dictionary

  • take the line of least resistance — to act in the way which will be easiest because you will not have to argue with other people about it. You could always take the line of least resistance and go with the majority vote …   New idioms dictionary

  • the\ path\ of\ least\ resistance — • (the) line of least resistance • (the) path of least resistance n. phr. the easiest way; the way that takes least effort. In becoming a doctor like his father John had really just followed the line of least resistance. Some parents take the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • line of least resistance — or[path of least resistance] {n. phr.} The easiest way; the way that takes least effort. * /In becoming a doctor like his father John had really just followed the line of least resistance./ * /Some parents take the path of least resistance with… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • line of least resistance — or[path of least resistance] {n. phr.} The easiest way; the way that takes least effort. * /In becoming a doctor like his father John had really just followed the line of least resistance./ * /Some parents take the path of least resistance with… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • line\ of\ least\ resistance — • (the) line of least resistance • (the) path of least resistance n. phr. the easiest way; the way that takes least effort. In becoming a doctor like his father John had really just followed the line of least resistance. Some parents take the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • (choose) the line of least resistance — (choose, follow, take, etc.) the line of least reˈsistance idiom (to choose, etc.) the easiest way of doing sth Main entry: ↑lineidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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