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    easy on/easy for

    Do you just say "make it easy for a person", or also "make it easy on a person". I'm pretty sure I've heard the latter a few times. Is it correct too?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: easy on/easy for

    Quote Originally Posted by acdcfan View Post
    Do you just say "make it easy for a person", or also "make it easy on a person". I'm pretty sure I've heard the latter a few times. Is it correct too?

    Thanks in advance.
    "make it easy for a person" is correct.
    I don't think people say "make it easy on a person", but they do say 'take it easy on a person'.
    'take it easy on John' means 'don't be too hard on John', 'don't cause John a lot of difficulty'

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