adjective/adjetivo (-sier, -siest)
- 1 1.1 (not difficult) [task/victory] fácil it's an easy problem to solve es un problema fácil de resolver it's as easy as ABC es facilísimo or es un juego de niños it's within easy reach of Washington está muy cerca de Washington to take the easy way out optar por el camino fácil you aren't making this very easy for me no me lo estás poniendo muy fácil, no me estás facilitando las cosas that's easy for you to say se dice muy fácil, es fácil hablar I'm easy to please soy fácil de contentar she's easy to get along with es de trato fácil, es fácil llevarse bien con ella Spanish made easy Español sin esfuerzo 1.2 [target/victim] fácil he was easy game o (British English/inglés británico) meat for a woman like her era fácil presa para una mujer como ellaMore example sentences1.3 (by a large margin) she was an easy winner ganó sin problemas
- So often the local authorities are an easy target for criticism, sometimes unfair and unjustified.
- They concluded that the generators would be an easy target for a terrorist attack of enormous consequence.
- Being slow does make them easy targets and one RAAF aircraft has come under attack in Baghdad.
- 2 2.1 (undemanding) [life] fácil, desahogado at an easy pace sin prisas or con tranquilidad easy terms [Business/Comercio] facilidades (feminine plural) de pago to be easy on the eye/ear ser* agradable a la vista/al oído our prices are easy on your pocket nuestros precios le van bien a su bolsillo 2.2 (not painful) my throat feels much easier now me duele mucho menos la garganta ahora my conscience is easy tengo la conciencia tranquila 2.3 (unconstrained) [movement/manners] natural, no forzado they chatted with easy familiarity charlaron con espontaneidad we were on easy terms with them estábamos en confianza con ellosMore example sentences
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- He is so easy with it that like a general who has always won battles, he has won loud applause from the audience after each show.
- There are kids riding horses and dogs chasing sticks yet we're all easy like Sunday morning.
- I'm easy, either way, just so long as we don't have to go back and live in Wales again.
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- It will not be easy for Lin to achieve his aim, but setbacks just seem to spur him on.
- Reivin was dodging using very little effort, as if this was all far too easy for him.
- He said it was easy for politicians to make spending promises but more difficult to find the money.
- Bristol is an easy weekend trip from Scotland, and city-centre hotels at the right price do not come much better than this one.
- It won't be an easy summer for Ridsdale, but unlike the next manager, he can be sure he'll be there this time next year.
- Now that competition has been introduced into the tertiary system, the easy days are over.
- 3 3.1 (lenient) [boss/marker] poco exigente or severo, indulgente, barco (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] to be easy
onsb ser* poco exigente or severo conalgn, ser* indulgente conalgn 3.2 (sexually available) [slang/argot] fácil she's easy es una chica fácil a woman of easy virtue una mujer de vida airada [formal], una mujer ligera de cascos 3.3 (without strong opinion) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] (predicative/predicativo) I'm easy me da igual or lo mismoMore example sentences
- They thought she was easy, that they could buy her a drink and then get into her pants at the end of the night.
- Yet she wasn't easy like some of the girls hanging out around Soho at that time.
- Nobody is going to think you're easy, in fact they will probably think you are sensible and cautious.
- 1 (without difficulty) languages come easy to him tiene facilidad para los idiomas such skill doesn't come easy esa habilidad no se adquiere fácilmente or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) así nomás easy come, easy go así como viene se va
- 2 2.1 (slowly, calmly) despacio, con calma easy now, don't rush it despacito or con calma or tranquilo, no te apresures easy does it despacito (y buena letra), con calma y nos amanecemos (Mexico/México) to take it/things easy tomárselo/tomarse las cosas con calma take it easy! there's no need to get upset ¡cálmate! no es para ponerse así 2.2 (sparingly) go easy on o with the sugar, we don't have much left no te pases or (Mexico/México) llévatela suave con el azúcar, que queda poco [colloquial/familiar] go easy on the eye shadow que no se te vaya la mano con la sombra de ojos 2.3 (leniently) go easy on him, he didn't mean to do it no seas muy duro con él, no lo hizo a propósito
- 3 (British English/inglés británico) [Military/Militar] stand easy! ¡descansen!, ¡en descanso!
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