Do you find learning English to be a piece of cake? This means do you find it easy to do? Well, we hope our free video lessons will make it easier for you!
Watch Dara’s latest video where he explains more about today’s idiom.
Mmmm, today’s idiom is delicious! Huh, what? It doesn’t literally mean a piece of cake?
No, a piece of cake means that something is really easy or not at all difficult.
Let’s look at some sample sentences using this phrase:
- Alright! That exam was a piece of cake!
- I’m not a good cook, but this pasta recipe really is a piece of cake!
- Henry, thank you so much for fixing my phone!
- There’s no need to thank me — it was a piece of cake!
Well, I hope that learning this idiom has been a piece of cake! So, come join the discussion! What do you think is a piece of cake? I look forward to reading your comments on our Facebook page!
Let’s practice! Read and respond to the prompts below.
- What tasks can you do easily that members of your family can’t do?
- Are there any sportspeople or celebrities you know of who make the work they do look easy?
- Do you have any friends who find it easy to do certain tasks that you find difficult to accomplish? Explain.
- What daily tasks in your workplace or at home do you find easiest to do?
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