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  1. cakewalk

    • IPA[ˈkākˌwôk]

    美式

    • n.
      an absurdly or surprisingly easy task;a dancing contest among African Americans in which a cake was awarded as a prize.
    • v.
      achieve or win something easily;walk or dance in the manner of a cakewalk
    • verb: cakewalk, 3rd person present: cakewalks, gerund or present participle: cakewalking, past tense: cakewalked, past participle: cakewalked

    • noun: cakewalk, plural noun: cakewalks

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. informal an absurdly or surprisingly easy task winning the game won't be a cakewalk
    • 2. historical a dancing contest among African Americans in which a cake was awarded as a prize.
    • a strutting dance popularized by minstrel shows in the late 19th century.

    動詞

    • 1. informal achieve or win something easily he cakewalked to a 5-1 triumph
    • 2. walk or dance in the manner of a cakewalk a troupe of clowns cakewalked by
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    • IPA[ˈkeɪkwɔːk]

    英式

    • n.
      an absurdly or surprisingly easy task: winning the league won't be a cakewalk for them
    • v.
      achieve or win something easily: he cakewalked to a 5–1 triumph

    Oxford Dictionary