easy street, on
A condition of financial security and comfort, as in If he actually makes partner, he will be on easy street. [Colloquial; c. 1900] Also see fat city.
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- easy meat,
- easy money,
- easy on the eyes,
- easy sledding,
- easy street,
- easy-money policy,
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