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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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It would be very interesting to get more details (obviously without violating the congressman's privacy) on the circumstances leading to the accident, for example sleep debt, other medications, history of previous sleepwalking or family history of sleep disorders.
It is understood the GP will put forward a defence of "auto-autonomy", in that he was sleepwalking and therefore not conscious of his actions at the time of the alleged offences.
"It (sleepwalking) is a syndrome the family should have learnt about at some point.
"Sleepwalking is usually defined by or involves the person affected apparently shifting from his or her prior sleeping position and moving around and performing normal actions as if awake (cleaning, walking and other activities)."
A disorder of arousal in delta (non-REM) sleep, sleepwalking coincides with growth spurts.
Sky has a history of sleepwalking, so he isn't sure if the voice he hears or the shadowy hood and bony fingers are real or a dream.
Sleepwalking Land, Mia Couto's first novel, explores the relationship between the oral tradition and the written word, truth and fiction, memory and invention.
A brief discussion of problems such as bedwetting, night terrors, or sleepwalking rounds out this straightforward, problem-solving guide, which points parents to a list of resources for further reading as needed.
This finding undermines an old hypothesis that a migrating bird can fly with only half its brain awake or maybe does some version of sleepwalking on the wing, says Rattenborg.
Sleepwalking usually begins during the preschool years, continues through elementary school, and is mostly outgrown by adolescence.
A court decision to acquit a motorist on drink-driving charges after he claimed he was sleepwalking would open the floodgates to others, anti drinkdrive campaigners said yesterday.
In Crossing Arkansas--Night, 2001, a seemingly sleepwalking figure wearing what looks like a hospital gown is poised in the middle of a crosswalk.
Born from a realm of black water and flickering candles, haunting numbers including "Twilight" and "River of Sorrow" play like lost Shakespearan sleepwalking scenes, while others ("Rapture," "Atrocities") invoke powerful spiritual imagery enhanced by Antony's extraterrestrial deportment.
Sleepwalking is not uncommon, especially in young children.