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    "Rock Tiger Park" or "Tiger Rock Park"?

    "Rock Tiger Park" or "Tiger Rock Park"? How do you interprete the phrases here?

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    Re: "Rock Tiger Park" or "Tiger Rock Park"?

    Tiger Rock Park appears to be an attraction in Qinghuangdao, China.

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    Re: "Rock Tiger Park" or "Tiger Rock Park"?

    You are right here. I'm doing a research on the image that site translation might produce on tourists.

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    Re: "Rock Tiger Park" or "Tiger Rock Park"?

    Rock Tiger Park just sounds wrong. Like something poorly translated. It tells me nothing about the park compared to Tiger Rock Park.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: "Rock Tiger Park" or "Tiger Rock Park"?

    Quote Originally Posted by marymay12 View Post
    "Rock Tiger Park" or "Tiger Rock Park"? How do you interprete the phrases here?
    The first sounds odd to me- a rock might look like a tiger, but a tiger is unlikely to look like a rock.

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    Re: "Rock Tiger Park" or "Tiger Rock Park"?

    Quote Originally Posted by marymay12 View Post
    You are right here. I'm doing a research on the image that site translation might produce on tourists.
    Tiger Rock Park gives the impression that there is a place in the park called Tiger Rock.
    Rock Tiger Park might be an artificial park with rock carvings of tigers in it.

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