something that is easy to do or accomplish: Fixing the car will be duck soup for anyone with the right tools.
Origin of duck soup
An Americanism dating back to 1910–15
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Related Words for duck soupbreeze
British Dictionary definitions for duck soup
US slang something that is easy to do
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Idioms and Phrases with duck soup
An easily accomplished task or assignment, a cinch to succeed, as in Fixing this car is going to be duck soup. This expression gained currency as the title of a hilarious popular movie by the Marx Brothers (1933). The original allusion has been lost. [Early 1900s]
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