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easy street

Meaning: financial security

For example:

  • Our friends keep complaining about not having enough money, but compared to people in poor countries, all of them are on easy street.

  • Since selling his business for a huge profit, Bill's been on easy street. He'll never have to work again.

Quick Quiz:

Kevin has been on easy street ever since
  1. he went to jail
  2. he lost his apartment
  3. his uncle left him twenty million dollars

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