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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.
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How to use easy sledding in a sentence
If he is skillful, the selling process from then on should be comparatively easy sledding.Certain Success|Norval A. Hawkins
But all the same I reckon it isn't going to be easy sledding for him.The Banner Boy Scouts|George A. Warren