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- “Easy” vs. “simple” [closed] 2 answers
I'm not sure if those two words are completely synonymous in all context and which connotation they have.
Here are some example sentences where I would use them synchronously, but I'm not sure if this is correct:
- Answering this question is [easy / simple].
- His live is [easy / simple].
I think there is a difference in
- I can simply / easily do it: The first sounds a bit more like somebody is resignating, e.g. somebody else did not do the job he was supposed to do. The second emphasizes that the task is not difficult.
And here is the Google ngram: