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Easier Said than Done

The phrase 'Easier Said than Done' is said of a task that is easier to talk about than to do.

Example of Use: "Finding a good job is easier said than done."

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Interesting fact about Easier Said than Done

Like so many popular sayings, the origin of the idiom 'easier said than done' can be found in venerable literature. This common expression was first seen in print in the Terentius Afer’s 1483 book, Vulgaria Terentii, and was worded in the language of the day as: “It is easyer to saye than to do.”