a soft berth

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a soft berth

An easy post, position, or job. After retiring from the military, I landed a nice soft berth as a consultant for a security firm. I didn't run for mayor expecting to find a soft berth—I'm prepared to fight for the changes I believe will make this a better city!
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soft berth

n. an easy situation; employment at an easy job. I hope I can arrange a soft berth for my brother, who just applied for a job here.
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References in classic literature ?
The dog's worked hard, and maybe he's earned a soft berth an' has got a right to choose.