have an easy time of it

have an easy time of it

1. To do or handle something without difficulty. Mary always has an easy time of it in math class, while I struggle.
2. To be in a beneficial or advantageous situation. Primarily heard in the UK. Sure, the kids have an easy time of it—because I drive them everywhere!
See also: easy, have, of, time

have an easy time of it

to have an experience with something that is less difficult or severe than others have experienced. We were given a hard assignment, but Fred had an easy time of it.
See also: easy, have, of, time

have an easy ˈtime of it

(British English, informal) be in a very favourable situation: She has a very easy time of it in her job — she only works about 30 hours a week.
See also: easy, have, of, time