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Piece of cake

"to be a piece of cake"

Meaning: to be very easy to do

Similar Expressions
  • The test was a piece of cake.
  • The test was very easy.
  • The test wasn't hard.
  • The test was a walk in the park.
When do we use it?

We use this fun expression when doing something is simple and easy. This is just a different and fun way to say "easy and simple".

How do we use it?

We use this expression after a "be verb".
  • The interview was a piece of cake.
  • This problem is a piece of cake.
  • The math test was a piece of cake.
  • I think the science test will be a piece of cake for you.
  • It should be a piece of cake for her.
  • It will probably be a piece of cake.
Example English Conversations

A) How was your English test?
B) It was a piece of cake. It was much easier than I thought it would be.

A) Was your interview a piece of cake?
B) No, it wasn't a piece of cake. Actually, it was the most difficult interview that I have ever had.

A) Do you think that it will be difficult?
B) I think it will be a piece of cake for you.
A) I hope so.

A) How hard is this mountain to climb?
B) Since you have a lot of climbing experience, it should be a piece of cake for you.

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