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in (or at) a canter

Definition of in or at a canter in English:

British Without much effort; easily: they retained their leadership of the Second Division at a canter
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  • His lead was briefly threatened by the 66 of the runner-up, who had started the final day well back in the field, but ‘Champagne’ Tony was eventually able to stroll home in a canter.
  • Hull Zingari, who were the last champions of the now defunct Ridings League, won their first game in the York Senior League in a canter when Castleford crashed to a nine wicket defeat at Chanterlands Avenue.
  • Under normal circumstances, we could write it off as no contest; the Six Nations champions would win in a canter, and by a massive margin.
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