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could have easily

This page is about the conversational phrase could have easily

Meaning

You can use this when saying that something was very possible, but it didn't happen.

For example

  • "Why did you climb that tree? You could've easily fallen down and hurt yourself."

  • "All these disasters could have easily been prevented."
    "You're right. And we know who's to blame, don't we?"

Quick Quiz

The doctor said, "It was a terrible accident. You could've easily

a. died."

b. lived."

c. survived."

Contributor: Matt Errey