a sleepwalk

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a sleepwalk

Something that is done without much or any effort, thought, or skill; a cakewalk. I've been running marathons for years now, so this 5K run will be a sleepwalk for me. I knew I wouldn't have too much trouble in the entry-level computer class, but I wasn't expecting as much of a sleepwalk as that!
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sleepwalk

n. a movement toward something without effort; easy advancement; an easy task. (see also cakewalk, walk.) Getting the degree was a sleepwalk. Getting a job was hell.
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Clerk tells of one patient who was prone to opening his second-story bedroom window during his sleep walks. After locking the window to insure his safety, the patient smashed through the glass during a sleep-walking episode and fell to the ground below.