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    #1

    easy

    Do these below sound natural? If so, do they have the same meaning?

    It's not easy at all to answer such a question.
    It's no easy to answer such a question.
    It's never easy to answer such a question.

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    #2

    Re: easy

    Quote Originally Posted by Taka View Post
    Do these below sound natural? If so, do they have the same meaning?

    It's not easy at all to answer such a question.
    It's no easy to answer such a question.
    It's never easy to answer such a question.
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    #3

    Re: easy

    1. It's not easy at all to answer such a question.
    2. It's never easy to answer such a question.


    #1 is acceptable, but I find It's not at all easy to answer such a question slightly more natural.

    They do not mean exactly the same. #1 suggests that it is quite difficult to answer such a question. #2 suggests that this type of question is at no time easy to answer.

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