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an easy berth

An easy post, position, or job. After retiring from the military, I landed a nice easy berth as a consultant for a security firm. I didn't run for mayor expecting to find an easy berth—I'm prepared to fight for the changes I believe will make this a better city!
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LCFA Veterans Cup action was the order of the day in the I Zingari Combination with RAF Vets off to a flier as a 9-0 rout of Jawbone handed them an easy berth in the next round of the cup while Britannia FC were close behind in the scoring stakes after they accounted for Old Boys outfit De La Salle 8-0 in another high-scoring victory.
The Observer commented wryly : "Some discount must, of course, be allowed for the natural desire of these officials to remain in their comfortable and easy berths as long as possible."