piece of cake

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A job, task or other activity that is easy or simple to do.

Etymology:

  • Attested since 1936, originally in American English. Possibly from cakewalk, or the notion of facility that derives from many cakes having agreeable tastes, and hence being ‘easy’ to consume.
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Sure, no problem. It'll be a piece of cake.

Submitted on September 02, 2009

Additional definitions for 'piece of cake':

piece of cakeOne slice of cake.
piece of cakeeasy
Piece Of CakeA thing that is easier and is pleasant
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केक का टुकड़ा

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