Definition of like shooting fish in a barrel in English:

like shooting fish in a barrel

phrase

  • Very easy.

    ‘picking cultivated berries is like shooting fish in a barrel’
    • ‘Riling you up is like shooting fish in a barrel.’
    • ‘With a bit of luck it will be like shooting fish in a barrel.’
    • ‘Teenagers are too easy to make fun of - it's like shooting fish in a barrel, so why bother?’
    • ‘Signing on new clients was like shooting fish in a barrel.’
    • ‘It's a bit like shooting fish in a barrel otherwise.’
    • ‘But criticising these guys is kind of like shooting fish in a barrel.’
    • ‘He says catching speeders these days is like shooting fish in a barrel - a sure revenue generator.’
    • ‘Picking out this item or that for criticism seems unsportsmanlike, like shooting fish in a barrel.’
    • ‘Since then, every TV critic has savaged it, although it's like shooting fish in a barrel.’
    • ‘And I agree with Jim, it's like shooting fish in a barrel.’