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    ademoglu is offline Senior Member
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    great (to be) here in Norway

    Hi,

    I've come across this sentence in a coursebook that I attached below:

    'It is great here in Norway.'

    Does it sound wrong to you? Isn't it supposed to be 'It is great to be here in Norway.'?

    Thanks.

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    Re: great (to be) here in Norway

    They are both correct, but the two phrases actually have different meanings. Can you figure out what they are?
    NOT A TEACHER. Translator and editor, and I hold a TESOL certificate. Native speaker of American English (West Coast)

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    ademoglu is offline Senior Member
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    Re: great (to be) here in Norway

    Quote Originally Posted by bubbha View Post
    They are both correct, but the two phrases actually have different meanings. Can you figure out what they are?
    Sorry, no.

    What's the difference?

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    Re: great (to be) here in Norway

    Norway is a wonderful place.

    I am having a good time here in Norway.

    See the difference?

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