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at a canter

Done or accomplished with ease or minimal effort. (A canter is a smooth, steady gait, as of a horse, which is between the pace of a trot and a gallop.) He was in such better condition than his competitors that he won the race at a canter.
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in a canter

Done or accomplished with ease or minimal effort. (A canter is a smooth, steady gait, as of a horse, which is between the pace of a trot and a gallop.) He was in such better condition than his competitors that he won the race in a canter.
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at a canter

without much effort; easily. British
At a canter is a horse-racing metaphor: a horse has to make so little effort that it can win at the easy pace of a canter rather than having to gallop.
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