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easy for you to say

This page is about the conversational phrase easy for you to say

Meaning

You can say this if someone doesn't seem to understand how difficult it is to do what they've suggested.

For example

  • "Just try to relax."
    "Easy for you to say. You're not the one who's going on stage."

  • "Why don't they just quit?"
    "That's easy for you to say, Cathy. You've never been a smoker."

Quick Quiz

I said, "Why don't you eat less?" and Lee said, "That's easy for you to say.

a. You've never been overweight."

b. You've never eaten anything."

c. You've had English lessons."

Contributor: Matt Errey