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    Distance

    Is this sentence correct?

    I live in a small town surrounded by forest at twenty kilometres to Barcelona

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    Re: Distance

    Quote Originally Posted by jvaldelv
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    I live in a small town surrounded by forest at twenty kilometres to Barcelona
    I live in a small town surrounded by forests and located twenty kilometres from Barcelona.

    :D

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    Re: Distance

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by jvaldelv
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    I live in a small town surrounded by forest at twenty kilometres to Barcelona
    I live in a small town surrounded by forests and located twenty kilometres from Barcelona.

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    I agree except it should be surrounded by forest.

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    I'd say 'forest' could be singular or plural depending on the geography, but the singular is more likely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'd say 'forest' could be singular or plural depending on the geography, but the singular is more likely.
    Me, three :D

    Environmentalists use 'forest', too.

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    I hope they use it sustainably.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I hope they use it sustainably.
    They use it for [r]est.

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