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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! Are you sure you're up for this? Digitizing all of these files is not going to be an easy berth—or a quick one.
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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."