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    Talking about the good and bad of countries. My friend says: The problem with/for H

    Talking about the good and bad of countries. My friend says:

    The problem with/for Hong Kong is that it's too small and it doesn't have enough resources.

    Are both okay here?

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    Re: Talking about the good and bad of countries. My friend says: The problem with/f

    It depends who it's good or bad for. You can use either if it relates to the same country.
    "The problem with ..." usually means, "The problem we have with this country is ..."
    "The problem for ..." usually means, "The problem this country has [for itself] is ..."

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    Re: Talking about the good and bad of countries. My friend says: The problem with/f

    I would use "with".

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