without a hitch

without a hitch

Fig. with no problem(s). Everything went off without a hitch. We hoped the job would go off without a hitch.
See also: hitch, without

without a hitch

mod. with no problem(s). Everything went off without a hitch.
See also: hitch, without
References in classic literature ?
Complicated as it was, it was carried through without a hitch, and as a very creditable achievement it cheered us on in our work.
uk/rememberwhen A HOSPITAL BREAKOUT: An ingenious breakout plan at St Luke's Hospital in Middlesbrough passed off without a hitch in September 1987.
1 : an unexpected stop or problem <Even their opening performance in Seattle went off without a hitch.
I would like to see substantive discussions held without delay before 1 January to ensure Bulgaria and Romania's accession passes without a hitch," he added.
While 99% of all contests, banquets, meetings, and related efforts will go off without a hitch, it will take only one mistake to bring on an avalanche of criticism and complaints.