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  • Sorry, but you don’t explain what the expression means or give examples. Could you do that, please? many of your readers are non-native and I had never heard this expression before.
    Thank you

  • Hi Isabel, thanks for your comment.
    The meaning of the expression is given in the post: “an expression that means something will be very easy or quick to do”. (It is also given in the dictionary entry that you get if you click on the link). The MED entry has one example; here are a couple more:

    They’re so easy to cook – you just pop them in the oven for a couple of hours and Bob’s your uncle.
    Rally up the troops and find 9 people who need a lift out the airport and, Bob’s your uncle, $5 per person.
    Attach the setup to a 3/8″ rod, insert into mill and bobs your uncle, you now have a 3D printing machine.