easier said than done


: not easy to do
"We just need to raise the money." "That's easier said than done."

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Recent Examples on the Web Unfortunately, this kind of self-restraint may be easier said than done, particularly when the market demands newer and better products. IEEE Spectrum, 29 Oct. 2023 But reaching a compromise in the current political climate seems easier said than done. James Pindell, BostonGlobe.com, 28 Apr. 2023 But imposing and enforcing those rules can be easier said than done. Maida Lynn Chen, The Conversation, 25 Aug. 2023 That may be easier said than done for McCarthy and House Republicans. Allison Pecorin, ABC News, 15 Aug. 2023 But finding the best cotton sheets may be easier said than done. Sharon Brandwein, Southern Living, 7 Aug. 2023 But despite analysts’ bullishness, the strategist warned that corporate profits are actually falling, which means avoiding a recession may be easier said than done. Bywill Daniel, Fortune, 6 July 2023 Depending on other factors like your sleep schedule or stress levels, this can be easier said than done. Alisa Hrustic, Men's Health, 22 June 2023 But anyone who has a type knows straying from the usual can be easier said than done. Candice Jalili, Rolling Stone, 6 June 2023 See More

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“Easier said than done.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/easier%20said%20than%20done. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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