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easier said than done

informal
C1 said when something seems like a good idea but would be difficult to do: "Why don't you just ask Simon to pay?" "That's easier said than done."
Translations of “easier said than done”
in Chinese (Traditional) 說得比做的好聽, 說說容易…
in Russian легче сказать, чем сделать…
in Turkish demesi/söylemesi kolay…
in Chinese (Simplified) 说来容易做来难, 说说容易…
in Polish łatwo się mówi…
(Definition of easier said than done from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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