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    "London is green" makes sense.

    Dear all,

    If you say, "London is greener than Tokyo", it makes sense to me.
    However, is it fine just to say "London is green" or "London is a green city" to mean theres's a lot of trees or plants in London?

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    Re: "London is green" makes sense.

    It is, but it could also be taken as meaning that London is an ecologically green city, which would be a bit of an exaggeration.

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