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    #1

    To Be Of

    Whether a particular place is identified as a “district” or a “province” might seem to be of little interest to anyone other than mapmakers and bureaucrats.

    Could you explain me to be of? Why not

    Whether a particular place is identified as a “district” or a “province” might seem to be little interest to anyone other than mapmakers and bureaucrats?

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    Re: To Be Of

    '...to be of interest' is the standard collocation.

    Rover

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