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I saw an example sentence, which is

Staff members wear uniforms so that they are easy for customers to identify.

In my opinion, it is clearer if 'to identify' changes to 'to be identified'. I wonder which one is more natural or which one is wrong? It makes me confused.

If the written sentence is acceptable, what about this sentence, which is

Staff members were able to identify be customers easily.

Thank you for considering my request.

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You are proposing to change the first sentence to

Staff members wear uniforms so that they are easy for customers to be identified

but that reverses the meaning — it now says that customers are easy to identify, not the staff. A better version of your sentence could be

Staff members wear uniforms so that they can be identified by customers


Now, your second sentence

Staff members were able to identify be customers easily

Isn't grammatical. I suggest this version

Staff members were able to be identified by customers easily

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