as easy as shooting fish in a barrel

as easy as shooting fish in a barrel

Of some task or activity, exceptionally easy to do or accomplish. It should have been as easy as shooting fish in a barrel, but convincing them to increase their investment is proving a lot trickier than we expected. Picking personal flaws of the president to mock in your comedy routing is as easy as shooting fish in a barrel.
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Catching lunch is as easy as shooting fish in a barrel for these creatures.