easy

easy
adj. gemakkelijk; geriefelijk; kalm
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adv. makkelijk
easy1
[ ie:zie] 〈bijvoeglijk naamwoord; easiness〉
(ge)makkelijkeenvoudig, moeiteloos
ongedwongen
behaaglijkcomfortabel, gemakkelijk
welgesteldbemiddeld
voorbeelden:
1   have easy access to something makkelijk toegang hebben tot iets
     〈informeel〉 as easy as pie/winking reuzegemakkelijk, een koud kunstje
     〈spreekwoord〉 it's easy to be wise after the event als het kleed gemaakt is, ziet men de fouten
2   have an easy manner ontspannen optreden
3   easy chair leunstoel, luie stoel
     easy on the ear/eye aangenaam om te horen/zien
4   in easy circumstances in goede doen
     have an easy time (of it) een gemakkelijk leventje hebben
〈slang〉 an easy lay vrouw die snel plat gaat
     easy money gemakkelijk/illegaal verkregen geld
     by easy stages stap voor stap
     live on Easy Street in goede doen zijn
     on easy terms op gemakkelijke condities, op afbetaling
     〈Brits-Engels; informeel〉 I'm easy mij om het even
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easy2
〈bijwoord〉
gemakkelijkeenvoudig
kalmrustig
voorbeelden:
1   easier said than done gemakkelijker gezegd dan gedaan
     easy as pie een fluitje van een cent
2   take it easy het rustig aan doen; 〈Amerikaans-Engels; informeel〉tot ziens dan maar
     easy does it! voorzichtig!
〈spreekwoord〉 easy come, easy go zo gewonnen, zo geronnen
     easy (now) kalmpjes aan!, rustig!

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