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    Hi,
    Please tell me which of these are more common a)s or b)s?
    a) The weather is fine today
    b) Its fine weather today.
    a) The weather was nasty yesterday.
    b) It was nasty weather yesterday.

    I personally favour a)s.

    Thanks.

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    I'd say A

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    Any comments on b)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humble View Post
    Any comments on b)?
    Why not? I have come across them in books and everyday conversations many times. I myself use both. It depend on the situation.

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    B is fine too. A bit clumsy though don't you think ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humble View Post
    Hi,
    Please tell me which of these are more common a)s or b)s?
    a) The weather is fine today
    b) Its fine weather today.
    a) The weather was nasty yesterday.
    b) It was nasty weather yesterday.

    I personally favour a)s.

    Thanks.
    I vote for sentence a, but if weather is omitted in both of sentence b, I reckon they sound equally fine.

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    Thanks, guys.

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