Be smooth sailing
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British pronunciation/biː smˈuːð klˈiə sˈeɪlɪŋ/
American pronunciation/biː smˈuːð klˈɪɹ sˈeɪlɪŋ/
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to progress without facing problems or difficulties

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to be (smooth|clear) sailing definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "smooth sailing" and when to use it?

The idioms "smooth sailing" is used to describe a situation in which things are progressing easily and without obstacles or difficulties. This idioms is nautical in origin, as it originated from the world of sailing and refers to the idea of a ship moving smoothly on calm waters.

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