Definition of like a ripe plum (or ripe plums) in English:

like a ripe plum (or ripe plums)


  • Used to convey that something can be obtained with little or no effort.

    ‘the country is likely to fall into the enemy's hands like a ripe plum’
    • ‘He disposes of the ruler so that the throne falls into his hand like a ripe plum.’
    • ‘In actuality, however, it was one of the components of Karl Marx's dual strategy for world revolution: Debase the language and the money, and capitalism will fall like a ripe plum.’