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Something that is easy to do - synonyms or related words

low-hanging fruit

noun

things that are easy to get, achieve, or deal with

plain sailing

noun

something easy to do or achieve

pushover

noun

something that is easy to achieve

child’s play

noun

informal

something that can be done very easily

cakewalk

noun

informal

something that is very easy to do

gravy train

noun

informal

a type of work or activity that provides a lot of money without much effort

doss

noun

British

informal

a job that is very easy to do

kids’ stuff

something that is very easy or not suitable for adults

soft/easy option

something that is easy to do but that may not be the best thing to do

a piece of cake

something that is very easy

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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