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    with ease/ with an ease

    Dear all,

    Do you say "with an ease"?

    e.g. On the Internet you can make and sustain friendships with people you haven't seen with an ease.

    For me, "with ease" or "easily" is more familiar.


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    Re: with ease/ with an ease

    Quote Originally Posted by optimistic pessimist View Post
    Dear all,

    Do you say "with an ease"?

    e.g. On the Internet you can make and sustain friendships with people you haven't seen with an ease.

    For me, "with ease" or "easily" is more familiar.


    Thank you!

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    "With an ease" is wrong.

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    Re: with ease/ with an ease

    Dear all,

    hi bhaisahab,thank you for your reply.

    Actually, I saw "with an ease" in the passage below.

    THere are clearly many benefits to living in a well-connected, Internet-base society, but some of the benefits bring with them worrying elements of risk to personal privay and safety. We can now make and sustain wide-ranging, geographically unconstrained friendships and business connections with an ease previously unimaginable.

    Is this wrong? Or adding "previously unimaginable" makes a difference?

    Thank you!

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    Re: with ease/ with an ease

    Quote Originally Posted by optimistic pessimist View Post
    Dear all,

    hi bhaisahab,thank you for your reply.

    Actually, I saw "with an ease" in the passage below.

    THere are clearly many benefits to living in a well-connected, Internet-base society, but some of the benefits bring with them worrying elements of risk to personal privay and safety. We can now make and sustain wide-ranging, geographically unconstrained friendships and business connections with an ease previously unimaginable.

    Is this wrong? Or adding "previously unimaginable" makes a difference?

    Thank you!

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    It's correct. As you suggest, the addition of "previously unimaginable" makes the difference.

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