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smooth sailing (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic, uncountable) Used to describe an activity that is not encountering any problems.
    Synonym: plain sailing
    It's all been smooth sailing; everything has gone exactly according to plan.
    We had some problems at the very beginning, but it's been smooth sailing since the second week or so.
    • 2013, Thomas Doherty, Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939, Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page 315:
      Not that all was smooth sailing for MGM in Nazi Germany.

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