a doddle

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a doddle

That which is very easy or effortless to do or accomplish. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I found maths to be a complete doddle in secondary school, so I was taken aback by how hard it was for me in university. We expected this match to be a doddle, but the Australian team proved to be a tougher opponent than we'd anticipated.

(it’s) a ˈdoddle

(British English, informal) used to refer to a task or an activity that is very easy: The first year of the course was an absolute doddle.
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It's made of lightweight foam so is incredibly resistant to rookie pilot error - and it's a doddle to control as well.
"Once all your lists are made, drop your shoulders, and it's a doddle" - Mary Berry, the Great British Bake-Off star, advising people to draw up lists of food for Christmas.
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And because it's so basic, it's a doddle to service and can go anywhere my neighbour's Land Rover can.
this calls for some quick shrinking; SHORT: Now it's a doddle to park in the tight slot; LONG: Expanded it takes four
Whether this comes in the shape of a convincing new email virus - and it's a doddle to slip one in among the current anti-bin Laden email picture craze - or an attack on the central servers of, for instance, Microsoft - many believe it's a matter of days away.
Little said: "We can't find anybody to fit our budget - anybody who thinks it's a doddle to go out and get a striker is living in a fantasy world."