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    #1

    first time to a place

    hi,

    if i wanna express "this is the 1st time for me to visit a place", how many
    different ways can i use?

    below are what's on my mind, are they ok/wrong?

    1) this is my first time to visit nyc(new york city)
    2) my first time in nyc
    3) i had never been to nyc
    4) this is my 1st time to come/visit nyc
    5) this is my 1st time being in nyc

    also, is there any other means to express this? thanks!


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    Re: first time to a place

    Quote Originally Posted by codenamecharlie View Post
    hi,

    If I want to express "this is the 1st time for me to visit a place", how many
    different ways can I use?

    Below are what's on my mind, are they ok/wrong?

    1) This is my first time to visit NYC *(New York City)
    2) My first time in NYC
    3)I had never been to NYC
    4) This is my firsT time to come/visit NYC
    5) This is my first time being in NYC

    Aso, is there any other means to express this? thanks!

    None of your sentences are right.

    This is my first time in NYC
    This is the first time I have been in NYC
    This is my first visit to NYC
    This is the first time I have come to NYC

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    Re: first time to a place

    but i still think my first expression is correct:

    This is my first time to visit NYC.

    any comments?


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    #4

    Re: first time to a place

    It is not correct. These are the way your sentence can be written:

    This is my first visit to New York.

    This is my first time in New York.

    This is the first time I have visited New York.

    This is the first time I have travelled to New York.

    This is the first time I have made a visit to New York..

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