no easy/simple matter


: something that is not easy to do
It's no easy/simple matter to find a decent place to live in this city.

Examples of no easy/simple matter in a Sentence

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“No easy/simple matter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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