Definition of be easier said than done in English:

be easier said than done

phrase

  • Be more easily talked about than put into practice:

    ‘going on an economy drive is easier said than done’
    • ‘The problem is that growing protein crystals is a lot easier said than done - at least on terra firma.’
    • ‘This is often easier said than done because it takes practice and commitment.’
    • ‘Forty years' experience has shown this is easier said than done, but surely it's possible.’
    • ‘At the other end the Westport forwards will have to step up to the plate in a big way but that's easier said than done against the Nallens and company.’
    • ‘I know, it's easier said than done, but it is something to aim for.’
    • ‘The etiquette rule is to use the furthest outside one as the different courses are served, but that is easier said than done.’
    • ‘Though I know that is easier said than done, I can support that goal as an ideal.’
    • ‘Because inactivity weakens the back muscles, pain sufferers should stay active, but it is sometimes easier said than done.’
    • ‘Putting quality on to the nation's screens (and into the nation's radio speakers) is easier said than done.’
    • ‘Indeed, to cultivate altruism is easier said than done and to do away with time-honoured beliefs is almost hopeless.’