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it’s not brain surgery

Meaning: to indicate that a specific task is simple and easy to undertake 

Example: Learning to ride a bike is simple, it's not brain surgery. Read on

rocket science

Meaning: something very difficult to understand

Example: I've no idea why Kelly can't make a spreadsheet, and it's not exactly rocket science is it? Read on

easy peasy

Meaning: very straightforward

Example: Just copy what I do. It's easy peasy. Read on

lower the bar

Meaning: to lower standards or expectations

Example: The revision bill aims to lower the bar on picking candidates. Read on

lighten up

Meaning: to take it easy

Example: Just lighten up! Everything will be fine. Read on

easy does it

Meaning: used to tell someone to go ahead with something with slowly, and carefully

Example: Sandra: I asked him for a simple drawing! To be honest, I am so angry right now. Andrew: Easy does it, Sandra. We will make sure he refunds the money. Read on

low hanging fruit

Meaning: a goal that can be easily reached

Example: There are a lot of things that need to be completed for our project. I would suggest that we start with the low hanging fruit. Read on

sitting duck

Meaning: to be an easy target

Example: The fact that she had no backup plan in case she got caught made her a sitting duck. Read on

as simple as that

Meaning: extremely easy to understand or comprehend

Example: There can be no exceptions. Every new recruit has to undergo an orientation course, it's as simple as that. Read on

veg out

Meaning: to stop working hard

Example: After a tiring week, I like to veg out in front of the television during the weekend. Read on

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variety is the spice of life

Meaning: new and exciting practices make life more attractive

Example: I started learning tennis after having tried swimming because variety is the spice of life. Read on

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