Meaning: If something is plain sailing, it's very easy to do and there are no problems to overcome.
- Golfer Tiger Woods hit a couple of bad shots early in his round, but it was plain sailing after that and he won the match easily.
- I answered the first few questions in the exam without any problems, and I knew it'd be plain sailing from then on.
Origin: From sailing, in which plain sailing means to sail at good speed without facing any obstacles.
We drove to Paris, and after getting out of London it was plain sailing all the way because
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Contributor: Matt Errey