(as) easy as falling off a log

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Definition of (as) easy as falling off a log

 (Entry 1 of 6)

: very easy

(like) water off a duck's back

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Definition of (like) water off a duck's back (Entry 2 of 6)

informal
: having no effect on someone He tried to convince her to take the job, but his advice was like water off a duck's back.

get off to a good/bad start

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Definition of get off to a good/bad start (Entry 3 of 6)

: to be good/bad at the beginning Their marriage got off to a good/bad start.

go off on a tangent

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Definition of go off on a tangent (Entry 4 of 6)

: to start talking about something that is only slightly or indirectly related to the original subject She went off on a tangent about what happened to her last summer.

talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey

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Definition of talk the hind leg(s) off a donkey (Entry 5 of 6)

British, informal
: to talk for a long time She rarely spoke, but her brother could talk the hind legs off a donkey.

tear (someone) off a strip

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Definition of tear (someone) off a strip (Entry 6 of 6)

British, informal
: to talk angrily to (someone who has done something wrong) His dad tore him off a strip for denting the car.

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