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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 child's play
 容易乾的事

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Child n.; pl. Children
 1. A son or a daughter; a male or female descendant, in the first degree; the immediate progeny of human parents; -- in law, legitimate offspring. Used also of animals and plants.
 2. A descendant, however remote; -- used esp. in the plural; as, the children of Israel; the children of Edom.
 3. One who, by character of practice, shows signs of relationship to, or of the influence of, another; one closely connected with a place, occupation, character, etc.; as, a child of God; a child of the devil; a child of disobedience; a child of toil; a child of the people.
 4. A noble youth. See Childe. [Obs.]
 5. A young person of either sex. esp. one between infancy and youth; hence, one who exhibits the characteristics of a very young person, as innocence, obedience, trustfulness, limited understanding, etc.
    When I was child. I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things.   --1. Cor.  xii. 11.
 6. A female infant. [Obs.]
    A boy or a child, I wonder?   --Shak.
 To be with child, to be pregnant.
 Child's play, light work; a trifling contest.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 child's play
      n 1: any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product
           will be no picnic" [syn: cinch, breeze, picnic, snap,
            duck soup, pushover, walkover, piece of cake]
      2: play by children that is guided more by imagination than by
         fixed rules; "Freud believed in the utility of play to a
         small child" [syn: play]