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a doddle

That which is very easy or effortless to do or accomplish. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I found maths to be a complete doddle in secondary school, so I was taken aback by how hard it was for me in university. We expected this match to be a doddle, but the Australian team proved to be a tougher opponent than we'd anticipated.

(it’s) a ˈdoddle

(British English, informal) used to refer to a task or an activity that is very easy: The first year of the course was an absolute doddle.
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Mr Swales, who runs a nearby dairy farm, was keeping some cattle at Doddle Hill.
Light and accurate steering adds a nimble feel to the drive and makes getting around town a doddle, while the body remains well controlled and reassuringly stable in bends for quite a tall car.
The parcel firm already has more than 2,500 collection points at shops and chemists in the UK and through Doddle is extending this to railway station collections.
The Doddle business builds on the popularity of the click and collect model of online shopping, offering an alternative location for e-commerce consumers to pick up purchases when they cannot be at home to accept delivery.
Parking anywhere in the Walton area is a doddle, either if you want to park one wheel, two or even the whole car on pavements, also double yellow lines mean nothing, as well as parking on or close to main road junctions.
But Sir Alex Ferguson still lurks, like a symbol of the stupidity of my miserable outlook and living proof that being a working septuagenarian is a doddle.
After auditioning in front of packed arenas, in theory this year's contestants should find getting up on stage again a doddle - but how will they fare with the viewers at home?
In theory it should be a doddle, what with her wealth of experience to draw on and the fact she also reckons she's spotted a gap in the market.
And with a microSD card this impressive memory can be increased by a further 16GB so storing all your HD videos, high-resolution photos, music and data on this phone, is a doddle.
Repair, PM and project task management is a doddle.
But its a pure doddle in here, that's how I said, 'Fifteen years - no bother.
It's a Doddle is a complete meal and takeaway solution which is ready to heat and eat in less than five minutes.
The Kent-based company, whose brands include Airfix, Scalextric and Corgi, said it had struck a deal with parcel delivery company DPD and its offshoot brand Doddle.
Sainsbury's is trialling electronic shopping lists to make ordering groceries online a doddle.