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.
As the clocks turned over to the next year, 23 radar, telemetry and range data systems continued tracking the plane without a hitch.