Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

a doddle

a doddle
Meaning(s)
1) sth that is very easy/simple
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    • the test/training/setup was a doddle
  • Analysis

    This is an Irish colloquial expression that means something is easy to do or simple to achieve: "That exam was a doddle. A child could have passed it." This is an informal expression usually used in social contexts.


  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. The English test was a doddle. I'm sure I passed.
    2. I just started using my new laptop. The setup was a doddle.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. This project is a doddle, I'll have it finished in a couple of hours.
    2. The new software is a doddle to use, the tutorials are excellent.
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