on\ easy\ street

on\ easy\ street
adj. phr. informal
Having enough money to live very comfortably; rather rich.

After years of hard work, the Grants found themselves on easy street.

Jim's novel was a success and put him on easy street.

Compare: in clover, in the chips, well-to-do

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