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(as) easy as falling off a log
Extremely easy; very intuitive; requiring little skill or effort. A: "I'm a little nervous about learning how to drive." B: "Don't worry. After some lessons and a bit of practice, it's as easy as falling off a log!" Boy, that test was easy as falling off a log!
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easy as falling off a log
If something is as easy as falling off a log, it is very easy to do. She's just the sort of woman who could cook a four-course dinner for 12 while singing all of Fauré's Requiem, and making it look as easy as falling off a log. Note: You can also say that something is as simple as falling off a log or like falling off a log. All you have to do it climb up the rope and stand on the bar. Honestly, it's like falling off a log.
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easy as falling off a logvery easy. informal
This expression was originally a mid 19th-century American one, but it is now in general use. It was used around the year 1880 by Mark Twain in the alternative form rolling off a log .
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