Easy Come, Easy Go

The meaning of this idiom is pretty self-explanatory. It means that something that is achieved easily is also lost as easily.


A: I lost the fifty dollars I won at the casino really quickly.

B: Well, easy come, easy go.

Did you know?

“Easy come, easy go” is often used to describe people’s characters. Examples of this can be found in song lyrics by popular singers and bands such as Bruno Mars (Grenade), Elvis Presley (Easy come, easy go) and Queen (Bohemian Rhapsody)!

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