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    There are tough times for home sales.

    Hello.

    There are tough times for home sales.

    It's wrong to say "There is a touch time for home sales," isn't it?

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: There are tough times for home sales.

    It looks to me like a typo, for either of these (both of which would be OK):

    These are tough times for home sales

    or

    There are tough times ahead for home sales

    ('Tough times', in this context, means 'times of economic difficulty'; 'home sales' could have various meanings, depending on the nature of the business headed for tough times.)

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    Re: There are tough times for home sales.

    I just found similar sentences:

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    Uncertain times for cinema advertising after ITV sales house disposal
    There are tough times ahead for cinema advertising.

    The TaxPayers' Alliance - Burning our Money: Non-job of the week
    There are tough times ahead for local government funding.

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