like shelling peas

like shelling peas

Especially easy or intuitive. Primarily heard in UK. I was worried that the chemistry class would be too hard, but it was like shelling peas in the end.
See also: like, pea, shell
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The Sun quoted Fergie, as saying: "When he takes a chance it is like shelling peas to him.
The way he took his chance, it was like shelling peas.
MY WEEKPunting high It was like shelling peas on Sunday thanks to Open De l'Isle, Of Course and Catch Bob Punting low It was like mining for diamonds on Saturday as hefty bets on Binocular and Cappa Bleu meant that even Sunday's profits couldn't rescue the week The Denman debate He's undoubtedly back to his best and he beat Kauto Star by seven lengths in the Gold Cup when in such form in 2008 - let's hope the 9-4 is still available in March