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synonyms for plain sailing

  • easy going
  • easy progress
  • easy ride
  • smooth sailing
  • straight sailing
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How to use plain sailing in a sentence

But what a magnificent plain is this we are entering upon: it is of immense extent.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
There are many more good dwellings on this plain than in the rural portion of Lower Italy.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Here there is no question of emergency, or enemy pressure, or of haste; so much we see plain enough with our own eyes.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Even a plain girl looks well in white, and Georgie was not a plain girl by any means.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The watchword of conduct that will clear up all our difficulties is, the plain truth.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
This was very agreeable; but he was, nevertheless, greatly relieved when a boat came in sight sailing toward him.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
I've been sailing one way for ever so long, because I don't know how to turn around; but there's a landing-place just ahead.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
"It's plain that your umbrella didn't grow as much as you thought," Mr. Meadow Mouse retorted.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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