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easy come, easy go

Definition of easy come, easy go in English:

Used to indicate that a relationship or possession acquired without effort may be abandoned or lost casually and without regret.
Example sentences
  • A job, a relationship, my savings account: It was easy come, easy go.
  • They've won fame rather than worked for it, and they've treated it pretty much like Viv Nicholson handled her pools win - easy come, easy go.
  • For him, allegations are easy come, easy go.
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