duck soup


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duck soup

n. Slang
An easily accomplished task or assignment.

duck soup

n
slang US something that is easy to do

duck′ soup′


n.
Slang. something easy to do.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duck soup - any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
doddle - an easy task
project, task, undertaking, labor - any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"

duck soup

noun
Slang. An easily accomplished task:
Informal: breeze.
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Do we really want a system where Groucho Marx's cigar pushes "Duck Soup" into the same rating category as "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre?"
The menu showcases dishes such as pan-fried sliced Wagyu beef with wild mushrooms anddouble-boiled Peking-style duck soup with mushrooms and dried scallops.
24 January 2019 - Massachusetts, US-based Duck Soup has acquired NECCO's Sky Bar Candy Bar, the company said.
1933 - Marx Brothers film Duck Soup is released in the US.
WIt was November 1933 - a time when the Labour MP for Seaham, Ramsay MacDonald, was Prime Minister; the Marx Brothers' comedy film Duck Soup was a new release; and the "dust bowl" was ravaging the plains of the United States.
The duck soup, another new item on the menu, is slow cooked for eight hours that it reaches what cookbook author Norma Chikiamco, whom I had the pleasure of dining with, calls 'a glutinous texture,' creating a very thick, rich and savory soup.
His third way of serving duck is as puffed rice stirred into duck soup, which tutong lovers should find sheer nirvana.
The book features lessons from Duck Soup, Animal Crackers, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races, Monkey Business, and others.
In the famous "mirror scene" of the Marx Brothers' Duck Soup (1933), Pinky (Harpo), dressed and made up as Rufus T.
They can end up in chicken or duck soup, in sauces with grilled fish, or be turned into drinks, Srey says.
After making duck soup of the nonconference schedule, first-year coach Willie Taggart will try to continue No.
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