- • plain sailing• smooth sailingn. phr.An uncomplicated, unhampered, or easy course.
For a graduate of such a famous university as he was, that assignment was plain sailing.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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smooth sailing — american phrase progress of a plan without difficulty or problems Thesaurus: progress and developmentsynonym Main entry: smooth * * * smooth sailing see ↑sailing • • • Main Entry: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
smooth sailing — If something is smooth sailing, then you can progress without difficulty. ( Plain sailing is also used.) … The small dictionary of idiomes
smooth sailing — See: PLAIN SAILING … Dictionary of American idioms
smooth sailing — If something is smooth sailing, then you can progress without difficulty.</p><p>( Plain sailing is an also used.) (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
smooth sailing — easy job, an operation that has no problems After we paid the bank for our loan, it was smooth sailing … English idioms
smooth sailing — Synonyms and related words: clarity, clear coast, clear road, ease, easiness, easy going, effortlessness, facileness, facility, freedom, highroad, intelligibility, lack of hindrance, plain sailing, plane sailing, royal road, simplicity, smooth… … Moby Thesaurus
smooth sailing — American progress of a plan without difficulty or problems … English dictionary
smooth sailing — Without problems or restrictions … American business jargon
smooth — smooth1 [ smuð ] adjective ** ▸ 1 even ▸ 2 well controlled ▸ 3 drink: not bitter ▸ 4 without problems ▸ 5 relaxed/confident 1. ) completely even with no rough areas or lumps: A baby s skin is as smooth as silk. ─ opposite ROUGH 2. ) a smooth ride … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
smooth — I UK [smuːð] / US [smuð] adjective Word forms smooth : adjective smooth comparative smoother superlative smoothest ** 1) completely even with no rough areas or lumps A baby s skin is as smooth as silk. 2) a) a smooth ride in a vehicle does not… … English dictionary