with one hand tied behind back


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with one hand tied behind (one's) back

Easily or effortlessly; encountering no difficulty or resistance (while doing something). I'm a professional musician, so that song is hardly a challenge—I could play it with one hand tied behind my back! Are you kidding? Montgomery is a powerhouse boxer. He'd knock that kid out with both hands tied behind his back!
See also: back, behind, hand, one, tie
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

with one hand tied behind one's back

 and with both hands tied behind one's back
Fig. even if under a handicap; easily. I could put an end to this argument with one hand tied behind my back. John could do this job with both hands tied behind his back.
See also: back, behind, hand, one, tie
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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