with one hand behind one's back

with one hand (tied) behind one's back
with serious limitations or restrictions

at the moment, the police are tackling record crime rates with one hand tied behind their back

used to indicate that one could do something without any difficulty

I could do her job with one hand tied behind my back


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • with one hand behind one's back, do —  Do very easily …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • with one hand tied behind your back — (do something) with one hand tied behind (your) back to do something very easily. Cleaning your bike chain is so simple a chimp could do it with one hand tied behind its back …   New idioms dictionary

  • with one hand tied behind back — (do something) with one hand tied behind (your) back to do something very easily. Cleaning your bike chain is so simple a chimp could do it with one hand tied behind its back …   New idioms dictionary

  • could do something with one hand tied behind their back — could do (something) with one arm/hand tied behind (their) back informal if someone could do something with one hand tied behind their back, they can do it very easily. Her part in the film wasn t very demanding she could have played it with one… …   New idioms dictionary

  • could do something with one hand tied behind back — could do (something) with one arm/hand tied behind (their) back informal if someone could do something with one hand tied behind their back, they can do it very easily. Her part in the film wasn t very demanding she could have played it with one… …   New idioms dictionary

  • could do with one hand tied behind their back — could do (something) with one arm/hand tied behind (their) back informal if someone could do something with one hand tied behind their back, they can do it very easily. Her part in the film wasn t very demanding she could have played it with one… …   New idioms dictionary

  • could do with one hand tied behind back — could do (something) with one arm/hand tied behind (their) back informal if someone could do something with one hand tied behind their back, they can do it very easily. Her part in the film wasn t very demanding she could have played it with one… …   New idioms dictionary

  • could do something with one arm tied behind their back — could do (something) with one arm/hand tied behind (their) back informal if someone could do something with one hand tied behind their back, they can do it very easily. Her part in the film wasn t very demanding she could have played it with one… …   New idioms dictionary

  • could do something with one arm tied behind back — could do (something) with one arm/hand tied behind (their) back informal if someone could do something with one hand tied behind their back, they can do it very easily. Her part in the film wasn t very demanding she could have played it with one… …   New idioms dictionary

  • could do with one arm tied behind their back — could do (something) with one arm/hand tied behind (their) back informal if someone could do something with one hand tied behind their back, they can do it very easily. Her part in the film wasn t very demanding she could have played it with one… …   New idioms dictionary

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