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    Ashiuhto is offline Senior Member
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    Which of the following sentences is acceptable?

    1. Please tell me when they will take a trip to the north of Taiwan.

    2. Please tell me when they will go on a trip in the north of Taiwan.

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    Default Re: go on a trip

    Which of the following sentences is acceptable?

    1. Please tell me when they will take a trip to the north of Taiwan.
    2. Please tell me when they will go on a trip in the north of Taiwan.


    Both sentences are acceptable but they could have different meanings.
    "… go on / take a trip to the north…" usually mean the same.
    "… go on a trip in the north…" suggests more strongly that the trip might be through various parts of the north, rather than just to the north.

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