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    Downtown

    As we say "I live downtown",
    What would be the correct form:


    I live in Boston downtown
    I live Boston dowtown
    I live in Boston's dowtown
    I live Boston's downtown
    I live in dowtown of Boston


    Could you explain me why?

    thanxs!


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    Re: Downtown

    I live in downtown Boston

    I live downtown in Boston

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    Re: Downtown

    Quote Originally Posted by Borovac View Post
    As we say "I live downtown",
    What would be the correct form:


    I live in Boston downtown
    I live Boston dowtown
    I live in Boston's dowtown
    I live Boston's downtown
    I live in dowtown of Boston


    Could you explain me why?

    thanxs!
    I'm not an American, but I think that the usual way is to say either, "I live in downtown Boston." or "I live in Boston, downtown."

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