Translation of cakewalk in Spanish:
- 1 (easy task) [colloquial/familiar] to be a cakewalk ser* pan comido [colloquial/familiar], estar* chupado or , tirado (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], estar* botado (Andes) [colloquial/familiar], ser* un bollo (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar]Example sentences
- I don't think anybody knows how long it would take, and I don't think anybody should go on the impression that it's going to be easy or a cakewalk or whatever those phrases are that people use.
- The fact that the guard was a thin man considerably shorter than Walker made the task seem like a cakewalk.
- ‘To get established was not easy, it was not a cakewalk for me,’ she admits.
- I learned that the cakewalk, a highstepping dance, began on Southern plantations in the 1840s.
- It arose in the slavery period as an accompaniment to plantation dances like the cakewalk.
- Her dance revue, Le Jazz Hot, included vernacular forms like the shimmy, black bottom, shorty george and the cakewalk.
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