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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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"The bottom line with sleepwalkers is they can hurt themselves." Therefore, the first management principle is "safety, safety, safety," not only for the sleepwalker, but for observers.
If your sleepwalker has other health issues, treating those often improves of resolves the sleepwalking as well.
Mr Kelly, of North Terrace, West Allotment, North Tyneside, said that as a sleepwalker he had no control over his actions on the night of April 26 last year.
My lips call it and it always comes asleep, sleepwalker, sleepless, and it's sleepy, sleepy, and it's sleepwalking when it listens to the wind, and it's asleep in the bare stockings of my torn shoe, and it mends my destiny and my sound and my way, and fills me with light and wheat and harvests the wheat of my hands and tangles the ways and spins the winds and fills me with wind and wheat and sound and frost and pain and the hot and the cold of rivers and ways and winds and dreams, and it harvests my crops and heals my fruits in my bare stockings.
It's an oversimplification, but even a sleepwalker can see what he's getting at.
The opening film, High and Dizzy, saw Lloyd become intoxicated on liquor and following a young woman sleepwalker as she tottered along the ledge of a skyscraper, bringing gasps from the audience as he several times almost plunged to the street below.
Final tune Hum is a trippy 6.31 minute work-out whose sonic wail would wake any sleepwalker.
Nine-year-old Olivia has been a sleepwalker from the age of three, and her mum wants to know whether there's anything that can be done to alleviate the condition, which she worries will affect her life.
A SLEEPWALKER may have sparked a huge search costing thousands of pounds involving a helicopter, police officers with dogs and search and rescue teams.
Q MY wife is a terrible sleepwalker. She's done this for many years, and it seems to be worse when she's stressed.
She had a quality that mingled romantic brio with classical clarity, and over the years appeared in a vast number of roles, from the Sleepwalker in Balanchine's La Sonnambula to the title role in Petit's Carmen, from the Sylph in Bournonville's La Sylphide to Milady de Winter in Flemming Flindt's The Three Musketeers.
As Desnos tells about his life as a sleepwalker, sleepwalker, and potential sleepkiller, the camera travels along a black field which is pierced, near the edges of the video image, by thin and grotesquely elongated columns that function like Newmanesque zips.
A lucky sleepwalker who cheated death after he fell from a third-storey window was recovering in hospital yesterday.