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Piece of Cake 轻而易举/小菜一碟儿

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Natalie: Hello and welcome to Authentic Real English, I'm Natalie and with me today is Feifei.

Feifei: Argh...

Natalie: Feifei? What's wrong?

Feifei: 这个游戏我玩儿了好久,可是这一关怎么都过不去,快要疯了!Have you played this before?

Natalie: Let me see... oh yeah! That level is a piece of cake!

Feifei: 一块儿蛋糕?Where? Did you bring cake with you today? I'm starving! Good thinking Natalie.

Piece of Cake 轻而易举/小菜一碟儿

This game is a piece of cake!

Natalie: Oh... sorry to disappoint you Feifei, but that's not exactly what I meant.

Feifei: What did you mean?

Natalie: Well by saying that level in the game is a piece of cake, I meant that level is really easy.

Feifei: 如果我们说什么事情是 a piece of cake 也就是说这件事情轻而易举,小菜一碟儿。So you think this level is easy?!

Natalie: Well, yeah! OK, here are some more examples of using the phrase a piece of cake.

Example

A: I'm glad that exam is over.

B: What are you talking about? The exam was a piece of cake!

A: I still don't know how to use the internet, it confuses me!

B: I don't know why, using it really is a piece of cake.

Natalie: So have you finished that level yet Feifei?

Feifei: Argh! No, I've had enough! (throws game down)

Natalie: Look if you angle this, this way... now bring this up here... and hit the button.

Feifei: Ahhh!

Natalie: See a piece of cake!

Feifei: OK, OK, no need to boast! 欢迎大家随时登录我们的网站,学习更多的《地道英语》表达。网址是:www.bbcukchina.com.

Natalie: Bye!