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    There are so many good shops that it is easier...........

    There are so many good shops that it is easiest for people to buy what they want.
    There are so many good shops that it is easy for people to buy what they want.

    Hello teachers,

    My grammar book says that the first one is incorrect but the second one is correct. What if I put easier?

    There are so many good shops that it is easier for people to buy what they want.

    Source: ABC of Common Grammatical Errors by Nigel D Turton.

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    Re: There are so many good shops that it is easier...........

    'Easier' suggests comparison.

    In the past, there were few shops, and people frequently had to live without things they wanted. There are so many good shops nowadays that it is easier for people to buy what they want.

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