I am confused about use of Has Been specially among these two sentences. If I say

It has been my favorite.


It has easily been my favorite.

than the meaning both sentence is changing or not?

According to me

  • First sentence - Something is my favorite since long time & still favorite.
  • Second sentence- Something became my favorite easily.

May know the exact meaning of these sentence?

Thank you.

2 Answers 2


The addition of the word easily to the sentence implies that, of the other available options, there was no contest in which was your favourite - the choice was obvious.


First of all you should replace the I with it as you are referring to something else so it will be:

It has been my favorite. It has easily been my favorite.

By adding more words in the second sentence you are emphasising the meaning of the sentence more. It also means it easily became your favorite.

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