easy

easy
<-ier, -iest or more \easy, most \easy> [ʼi:zi] adj
1) (simple) leicht, einfach;
would a ten o'clock appointment be easier for you? würde Ihnen ein Termin für 10 Uhr besser passen?;
the house is \easy to find das Haus ist leicht zu finden;
he is \easy to get on with mit ihm kann man gut auskommen;
it's \easy for you to laugh du hast gut lachen;
\easy access leichter Zugang;
to be \easy game [or meat] [or mark] [or prey] [for sb] (sl) leichte Beute [für jdn] sein (fam)
to be as \easy as falling off a log [or as pie] [or as anything] (fam) kinderleicht sein (fam)
\easy money (fam) leicht verdientes Geld;
to be within \easy reach leicht erreichbar sein;
\easy solution einfache Lösung;
to be the easiest thing in the world (fam) die einfachste Sache [von] der Welt sein;
to be an \easy touch (fam) leichtgläubig sein;
to be far from \easy alles andere als leicht sein;
\easy-peasy (Brit) (fam) (usu childspeak) kinderleicht (fam)
to be \easy to annoy [or upset] /please leicht erregbar/zufrieden zu stellen sein;
to be easier said than done (fam) leichter gesagt als getan sein;
it is \easy to see that ... es ist offensichtlich, dass ...
2) (effortless) leicht, mühelos;
\easy walk bequemer Spaziergang
3) (trouble-free) angenehm;
(comfortable) bequem;
\easy life sorgloses [o unbeschwertes] Leben
4) (not worried)
\easy conscience [or mind] ruhiges Gewissen;
to be \easy in one's mind beruhigt sein;
to not feel \easy about sth sich akk bei etw dat nicht wohl fühlen
5) (fam: indifferent)
I'm \easy mir ist es egal (fam)
6) (relaxed) entspannt;
to be \easy about sth etw leichtnehmen;
\easy charm ungezwungener Charme;
at an \easy pace in gemütlichem Tempo;
on \easy terms econ zu günstigen Bedingungen;
a woman of \easy virtue (dated) Freudenmädchen nt veraltet
7) (pleasing) angenehm;
to be \easy on the ear/eye angenehm für das Ohr/Auge sein;
8) (pej: simplistic) [zu] einfach, simpel (oft pej)
PHRASES:
to be on \easy street (dated) (fam) in guten Verhältnissen leben adv
1) (cautiously) vorsichtig, sachte;
\easy does it (fam) immer langsam [o sachte], Vorsicht ist die Mutter der Porzellankiste (prov)
to go \easy on [or with] sth (fam) sich akk bei etw dat zurückhalten, mit etw dat sparsam umgehen;
go \easy on the cream nimm nicht so viel Sahne;
to go \easy on sb (fam) nicht zu hart mit jdm umgehen
2) (in a relaxed manner)
take it \easy! nur keine Aufregung!, immer mit der Ruhe!;
to take things [or it] \easy (fam: for one's health) sich akk schonen;
(rest) sich dat keinen Stress machen (fam)
3) (fam);
\easy come, \easy go wie gewonnen, so zerronnen interj (fam) locker (sl)
my car can do 250 kph, \easy! mein Auto fährt locker 250 km/h! (sl)

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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