easy come, easy go

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  • IPA(key): /ˌiːzi ˈkʌm ˌiːzi ˈɡoʊ/
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easy come, easy go

  1. (idiomatic) Easily won and easily lost; usually said when resigned to a loss; something that comes in the same way, goes in the same way.
    They took $200 with them into the casino, and regarded their winnings as easy come, easy go.
    • 1975, Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody
      I'm just a poor boy, I need no sympathy. / Because I'm easy come, easy go. / Little high, little low