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    Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

    1. It's really a good place for paying a visit and going for a one-day trip.
    2. It's really a good place to pay a visit and to go for a one-day trip.

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    Re: a good place

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

    1. It's really a good place for paying a visit and going for a one-day trip.
    2. It's really a good place to pay a visit and to go for a one-day trip.
    I would say "It's a really good place to visit and go on/for a one-day trip. Other variations will work. While "pay a visit" can be used for visiting a place, I mostly use that phrase for visiting a person or a home.

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    Re: a good place

    "It's a really good place to go on a day trip."

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    Re: a good place

    Note that both suggestions have altered your "It's really a good place ..." to "It's a really good place".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: a good place

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    "It's a really good place to visit and go on/for a one-day trip.
    Does 'go on' in the given sentence mean operate? I have checked the dictionary and found it could also mean operate. I used to think it means continue, but now I learned another synonym for that word. Thanks.

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    Re: a good place

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Does 'go on' in the given sentence mean operate? I have checked the dictionary and found it could also mean operate. I used to think it means continue, but now I learned another synonym for that word. Thanks.
    No, it doesn't mean "operate". It is more in the realm of "travel".

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    Re: a good place

    We use "to go on" regularly to mean "to travel somewhere and do something":

    I'm going on holiday.
    I think I'll go on a trip next week.
    I recommend Brighton as somewhere to go on a day trip from London.
    Are you going on a shopping spree on Saturday?
    I'm going on a skiiing holiday in February.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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