c’est simple comme bonjour

The French expression “c’est simple comme bonjour” translates literally to “it’s as easy as hello”.

English meaning:

  • It’s as easy as ABC
  • It’s as easy as pie

French meaning:

  • c’est vraiment très facile – it’s really very easy

Example sentence:

  • Écoute, la recette est vraiment facile a préparer. Tu mélanges tous les ingredients dans un bol et c’est tout. C’est simple comme bonjour! Listen, the recipe is really easy to prepare. You mix all the ingredients in a bowl and that’s it. It’s as easy as pie!


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  • c’est du gâteau – Lit: it’s cake
  • facile comme tout – Lit: easy as anything
  • bête comme chou – Lit: stupid like cabbage

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