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For example

If everything goes as planned, we should have a successful journey.

I hope everything goes as planned tonight.

  1. Specifically, I'm wondering if there's an idiom for this. If not, what's a more eloquent way of saying this?

  2. What's usually used colloquially?

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假若一切顺利...

If everything goes according to plan (=smoothly)... E.g.:

希望今晚一切都顺利举行。 I hope everything goes as planned tonight.

Or of course you can apply a literal translation, like 希望今晚一切都按计划进行。 But I think 顺利 is better, native way to express this in Chinese.

  • Did you mean to say 假如? – tofu_bacon Sep 5 '15 at 0:40
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    @tofu_bacon Perhaps, there are many ways to say "if" in Chinese, try one that fits your text. – Drunken Master Sep 5 '15 at 10:07
  • Actually we don't usually use 假若 in Chinese. 假如 is more popular. – Weibo Li Sep 7 '15 at 6:56
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If everything goes as planned. 如果一切按计划进行.

In daily conversation, we use "如果一切顺利" more often.

(假若 is more often used in written language and is quite formal.)

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I would say (and commonly heard in Hong Kong) 如無意外.

It would be translated as "If there are no accident".

If everything goes as planned, there are no accident.

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“一帆风顺” this also a well known idioms that bless people to do things smoothly

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Another way to say it in Chinese: 不出意外的话,...

or, in an expression popular on internet: 不出啥么幺蛾子的话。。。

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