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be plain sailing
To be smooth, uninterrupted, and/or easy, especially as of progress, travel, or development. Now that we've gotten that problem figured out, the project should be plain sailing from here on! We've got about 13 hours of driving ahead of us, but it looks like most of it is plain sailing.
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be (all) plain ˈsailing(American English also be clear ˈsailing) be simple and free from trouble: Life with him isn’t all plain sailing, you know. ♢ She answered the first question well and from then on it was all plain sailing.
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