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    what are the differences?

    can anyone help me with these (explain pls):

    1. uptown-downtown
    2. village-country
    3. city-town

    english native speakers are welcome to answer my question...

    thanks


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    Re: what are the differences?

    uptown
    in or towards an area of a city that is away from the centre, especially one where the streets have larger numbers in their names and where people have more money [↪ downtown]:
    He now lives in an apartment a little farther uptown.

    downton
    to or in the centre or main business area of a town or city [↪ uptown]: I have to go downtown later.


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    #3

    Re: what are the differences?

    the country
    land that is outside towns and cities, including land used for farming [= the countryside]

    village
    a very small town in the countryside


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    #4

    Re: what are the differences?

    city
    a town of any size that has definite borders and powers that were officially given by the state government

    town
    a large area with houses, shops, offices etc where people live and work, that is smaller than a city and larger than a village

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    Re: what are the differences?

    thank you daruma for the explanation...

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