easy sledding

Effortless progress, as in It's easy sledding from here on. This expression alludes to coasting smoothly down a hill and was first recorded as smooth sledding in 1898. Also see the antonym tough sledding.


Nearby words

  1. easy game,
  2. easy listening,
  3. easy meat,
  4. easy money,
  5. easy on the eyes,
  6. easy street,
  7. easy street, on,
  8. easy-breezy,
  9. easy-care,
  10. easy-going

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