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    #1

    go there and eat around

    One of my students wrote about her favorite place:

    I like going to Kashiya Yokocho. It is in Kawagoe. We can eat delicious food there. It is fun for me to go there and eat around. [...]

    I think the last sentence should be corrected.

    Would it be OK if I corrected it to "It is fun for me to go and eat around there"?

    "It's fun for me to eat around there" might be the best, I suppose.

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    #2

    Re: go there and eat around

    I think your correction is fine.

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    #3

    Re: go there and eat around

    No, neither "eat around" nor "eat around there" is natural. Consider using "try out" or "sample" with "different dishes" or "various foods" in that sentence.

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    #4

    Re: go there and eat around

    Quote Originally Posted by sofiapwn View Post
    I think your correction is fine.
    No. See above.
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    #5

    Re: go there and eat around

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    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: go there and eat around

    What does your student mean by 'eat around'? Does he/she mean 'eat in various places in the area'?

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    #7

    Re: go there and eat around

    How about: It is fun for me to go on a food/gastronomic tour?

    A food tour is one where the primary objective is eating local foods.
    Last edited by tedmc; 24-Oct-2020 at 13:52.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    #8

    Re: go there and eat around

    Quote Originally Posted by jutfrank View Post
    What does your student mean by 'eat around'? Does he/she mean 'eat in various places in the area'?
    Yes, she does. She eats at one place, and then moves on to another.
    Last edited by tzfujimino; 24-Oct-2020 at 14:28.

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    #9

    Re: go there and eat around

    In that case, your corrections are fine.

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