Piece of Cake

Está papa

piece of cake

Pictures taken from Google Images, “Piece of cake”
Click on the image to learn more about this idiom in The Phrase Finder

Meaning:

We use this idiom to mean that something is very easy. That particular activity we are talking about represents no challenge at all.

piece of cake6

Pictures taken from Google Images, “Piece of cake”
Click on the image to listen to the melody “Piece of Cake” ft. Michel Camilo

Origin:

Cake is a dessert that gives us all pleasure. Nobody would dare to reject a piece of cake. This phrase is was coined in the United States during the XX century. The poet  and humorist Ogden Nash’s Primrose Path wrote in 1936: “Her picture’s in the papers now, And life’s a piece of cake.”

piece of cake5

Pictures taken from Google Images, “Piece of cake”
Click on the image to watch a scene from the TV program “Piece of Cake”

Other similar expressions are “As easy as pie, A cake walk, that takes the cake/biscuit, Mickey Mouse stuff, kindergarten homework.”

Example:

• Even though I couldn´t do much in Mathematics, I was gladly surprised when I saw the final test. It was so easy I couldn´t believe my eyes. It was a piece of cake!
piece of cake1
Anuncios

Etiquetas: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

About felipevelazquezmarines

I am an English teacher willing to share knowledge and experiences with all my students and friends.

Responder

Introduce tus datos o haz clic en un icono para iniciar sesión:

Logo de WordPress.com

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de WordPress.com. Cerrar sesión /  Cambiar )

Google photo

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Google. Cerrar sesión /  Cambiar )

Imagen de Twitter

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Twitter. Cerrar sesión /  Cambiar )

Foto de Facebook

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Facebook. Cerrar sesión /  Cambiar )

Conectando a %s

A %d blogueros les gusta esto: