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be plain sailing

(US also be smooth sailing)
to be easy and without problems: The roads were busy as we drove out of town, but after that it was plain sailing.
(Definition of be plain sailing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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