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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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on easy street

Having plenty of money to live a carefree and comfortable life, without having to work or struggle. They were on easy street after winning the lotto jackpot. If only we'd get bought out by one of the big tech companies, we'd be on easy street after that!
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on easy street

Fig. in a state of financial independence and comfort. I want to live on easy street when I grow up. When I get this contract signed, I'll be on easy street.
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easy street, on

A condition of financial security and comfort, as in If he actually makes partner, he will be on easy street. [Colloquial; c. 1900] Also see fat city.
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easy street

INFORMAL
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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on ˈeasy street

(American English) enjoying a comfortable way of life with plenty of money and no worries: The box office success of his first movie put him and his family on easy street. OPPOSITE: (on) skid row
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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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on easy street

mod. in a state of financial independence and comfort. (see also easy street.) When I get this contract signed, I’ll be on easy street.
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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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