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English is not easy at all. A myriad of exceptions, completely weird pronunciation rules (again with tons of exceptions), 15 or so tenses - these factors alone make English far from trivial. The only case for simplicity of English I can think of off the top of my head is its ubiquity. In most Western cultures you cannot avoid English, it is everywhere. And if you encounter a language on a daily basis, of course it makes it easy for you.