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A piece of cake

A piece of cake

Eating all of this is a piece of cake.

Today's Phrase

If doing something is described as a piece of cake, it means it is easy to do.

Examples:

Changing the wheel on the car was a piece of cake – I was happy to help!

I don't know what all the fuss was about – the exam was a piece of cake! I had half an hour to spare.

Take note

The icing on the cake describes something that makes a good situation even better.

Example:

It was great to win the match but the icing on the cake was getting promoted to the Premiership!

Interesting fact

According to the Guinness World Records, the world's largest wedding cake weighed 6.818 tonnes and was made by chefs at a hotel in Connecticut in the USA.

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