have an easy ride

have an easy ride

To do something without difficulty. I don't know why he thinks he'll have an easy ride going to graduate school while working a full-time job.
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have/give somebody a rough/an easy ˈride

(informal) to experience/not experience difficulties when you are doing something; to make things difficult/easy for somebody: She hasn’t always had an easy ride in her business life.The government has been given a rough ride by the popular press recently.
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