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easy as ABC

Extremely easy. Come on, give me a hard one! These equations are easy as ABC!
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the ABCs of something

Fig. the basic facts or principles of something. I have never mastered the ABCs of car maintenance.
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know one's ABCs

Fig. to know the alphabet; to know the most basic things (about something). Bill can't do it. He doesn't even know his ABCs. You can't expect to write a letter when you don't even know your ABCs.
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the ABCs of something

the basic information about a subject These young students are learning the ABCs of cooking.
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be as easy as abc

to be very easy You won't have any problems assembling your new bed - it's as easy as abc.
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