A piece of cake
- (idiom) something easily achieved
A piece of cake in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
- सरल काम
A piece of cake Origin
- Referring to something as a “piece of cake” is often used to describe a situation that was easy, or required little effort. How did the term cake come to mean easy?
The idea of cake being “easy” originated in the 1870’s when cakes were given out as prizes for winning competitions. In particular, there was a tradition in the US slavery states where slaves would circle around a cake at a gathering. The most “graceful” pair would win the cake the in middle. From this the term “cake walk” and “piece of cake” came into being, both meaning that something was easy to accomplish.
A piece of cake in a sentence
- The mind tunes itself with the song the composer gives and I come up with an improvised version,” he says making it sound like a piece of cake.
- With the presence of features like optical zoom and optical image stabilization, the 4K video recording would be a piece of cake.
- Replying to his text was a piece of cake.
- But when you’re as smart and talented as Michael is, learning the whole boxing thing is a piece of cake.
- As the process of making a “Mad Max” film is definitely not a piece of cake.
Idioms: A Piece of Cake