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    Is "a pair of nice shoes" OK?

    "I bought a nice pair of shoes."
    This sentece is correct.
    How about this?
    "I bought a pair of nice shoes."

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    Talking Re: Is "a pair of nice shoes" OK?

    yes. you can use it.
    the second sentence has an emphasis on the state of being nice for the shoes.

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    Re: Is "a pair of nice shoes" OK?

    Yes, and to add extra emphasis, you could say 'a pair of really nice shoes'.

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