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    Is this conversation correct?

    A: Do you think British School is centrally located?
    B: Yes, I think so. However, it doesn't matter to me. It's just 15 mins away from my home. ( or it should be" it's just at the distance of 15 mins from my home".)


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    Re: Is this conversation correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    A: Do you think British School is centrally located?
    B: Yes, I think so. However, it doesn't matter to me. It's just 15 mins away from my home. ( or it should be" it's just at the distance of 15 mins from my home".)

    I think it's better to say: a 15-minute drive / walk from my home.

    At a distance of ...

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    Re: Is this conversation correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    I think it's better to say: a 15-minute drive / walk from my home.

    At a distance of ...

    You mean to say that the correct way of saying would be, it's just at a distance of 15-minute drive from my home or it's just at a distance of 15-minute walk from my home?

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    Re: Is this conversation correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Roselin View Post
    You mean to say that the correct way of saying would be, it's just at a distance of 15-minute drive from my home or it's just at a distance of 15-minute walk from my home?
    You can say "It's just 15 minutes away from my home."
    It's less ambiguous to say:
    "It's just a 15 minute drive from my home." or
    "It's just a 15 minute walk/bike ride/etc. from my home."

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