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    Re: Is this sentence correct ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    That's OK, but how could you both leave out "in" from "a better place to live in"? Do you really both prefer, "The world would be a better place to live if ..."?
    I do, yes.

    England is a great place to live.
    The block of flats on the east side of town is a terrible place to live.
    This world is a fantastic place to live.

    With none of those, would I say "live in" so I wouldn't use it in the OP's sentence either.

    I live in London. It's a great place to live.
    Would you say "I live in London. It's a great place to live in"?

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    Re: Is this sentence correct ?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I do, yes.

    England is a great place to live. Is that why you live it? I might use "in" here.
    The block of flats on the east side of town is a terrible place to live. People generally live in a block of flats. I don't see an objection to "in" here, though I might leave it out.
    This world is a fantastic place to live. in.

    With none of those, would I say "live in" so I wouldn't use it in the OP's sentence either.

    I live in London. It's a great place to live.
    Would you say "I live in London. It's a great place to live in"? Probably 50/50.
    If I actually lived in London, I might not, because I'd talk like other Londoners, who apparently don't use "in" here.
    But I'd say, "Brisbane is a great place to live in."

    Would you say, "What's London like to live?"
    Would you say, "London is a great place to live. That's why I live it."?
    But I would say, "The world could be a better place to live in." I was just surprised that both you and bhai chose the form without "in"
    But it's no big deal.

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    Re: Is this sentence correct ?

    BrE vs AusE difference, perhaps.

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