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easy street

A secure and comfortable financial situation. Grandpa will be on easy street once his pension checks start rolling in.
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easy street

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Easy street is a situation in which things are easy and comfortable for you. If people think I'm living on easy street because of what we've done in the last six or seven months, well, that's not right. Two longtime pals hit easy street yesterday after they collected $5 million in winnings.
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easy street

a state of financial comfort or security. informal
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easy street

n. a place or position in life where living is easy. (see also fat city, on easy street.) Easy street is no place for an active guy like Sam.
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easy street, on

Very well off, financially secure. This phrase uses easy in the sense of “in comfortable circumstances,” a usage dating from about 1700. The phrase itself came into use about two hundred years later.
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And there's "The Event,'' as he calls it -- his own suicide attempt with pills and booze after realizing he hadn't hit Easy Street after all.
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The show's memorable score includes It's A Hard Knock Life, Easy Street and Tomorrow.
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The firm shut down its manufacturing operations in 2000, and since then the Oak Street site in Gonic has served as offices and warehouses for Easy Street casual dress shoes being produced in China.
The seller is Easy Street Investments LLC, led by Clay Gilliland.
A triple bill saw his scores to Easy Street, The Count and The Adventurer faultlessly performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra against the backdrop of three large movie screens inside the cathedral.
In particular, my company sells the Easy Street Game to schools and colleges nationwide for use in their financial education programs.
The company says the double-drop design between front and rear axles provides multiple, easy street level exit and entry points for fast, efficient keg delivery and maximum driver safety.
All enjoyed the Creole menu from Michael's, the zydeco music from Easy Street, bidding on artworks from talented students and faculty, and seeing Ringling prez Larry Thompson and wife Pat as author Mark Twain and his better half, Olivia.
According to the Denver Post, Nalitz allegedly agreed to make mortgage loans on behalf of a firm called Easy Street Properties but then kept the money, using some of it to write checks to himself.
A transitional style bronze Easy Street fixture is spotlighted on the cover of the tab, which alternates lifestyle room environment photography with product close-ups, de-emphasizing price, although it's filled with "special values." Complementary items in each style family, such as table lamps, pendants, sconces and ceiling fans, are shown as insets.
The Shady Acres Bed & Breakfast is located on Easy Street in a quiet, secluded area near downtown Wasilla, just off the Parks Highway.
My husband is faculty here and Laughed at how these instructors are on easy street. [Other] staff and faculty were constantly dealing with students who could not reach their faculty advisors [because] faculty wants were put before the student needs.
Hang on for a bumpy ride, but remember that Easy Street is just up ahead.