Bob's your uncle

Bob's your uncle

everything is fine

problem solved - British informal

Bob isa familiar form of the name Robert. The origin of the phrase is often said to be in the controversial appointment in 1887 of the young Arthur Balfour to the important post of Chief Secretary for Ireland by his uncle Lord Salisbury, whose first name was Robert. The problem with this explanation is that the phrase is not recorded until the 1930s.

1996 - Colin Bateman - Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men - I couldn't believe how easy it was to get. Just walked into a shop, signed a piece of paper and Bob's your uncle.

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make rapid bodily movements up and down and from side to side

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