a piece of cake


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piece of cake

A very easy task or accomplishment. I thought I was going to fail the test, but it turned out to be a piece of cake!
See also: cake, of, piece

a piece of cake

COMMON If something is a piece of cake, it is very easy to do. If it's quiet, the job's a piece of cake. Her family have 11 children, so looking after 4 will be a piece of cake for her.
See also: cake, of, piece
References in classic literature ?
Dobbin laughed, and said he would send his acquaintance (Major Wagstaff of the Engineers) a piece of cake when that event took place.
I took a piece of cake and went out to bribe the Fyne dog into some sort of self-control.
There she sat, a piece of cake in one hand, an empty champagne glass in the other, doing no harm to anybody.
Michelle, aged 25, a customer care co-ordinator at DC Cook, in Holyhead Road, was stunned when her husband told her there was a piece of cake on the doormat and it looked like it was theirs
It is a shame he has still not had a piece of cake.
Baking big cakes has literally become a piece of cake for the Chicago-based company.