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    #1

    Which is correct?

    I want to say that people lviing in the UK don't like someone.

    Which of the following is correct?

    People don't like her in this country.

    Or

    People in this country don't like her.

    Thanks in advance.

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    #2

    Re: Which is correct?

    Both are possible, but the second is clearer. The first could be taken to mean 'People do not like her presence in this country'.

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    #3

    Re: Which is correct?

    Thank you :)

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