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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be plain sailing”

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be plain sailing

UK ( US also be smooth sailing)
to be easy and without problems
一帆风顺
The roads were busy as we drove out of town, but after that it was plain sailing.
我们开出市区时路上很拥挤,再往后就一路顺畅。
Easiness and simplicity
(Definition of be plain sailing from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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