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blouen

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Ben and Tracy are moving house.


* Is this ok?
 

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Not in my dialect. We would probably say we’re moving, we're moving our residence to ... or we’re relocating to ...
 

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It would be:

Ben and Tracy are moving.

Ben and Tracy are moving their residence.


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House is unnecessary!:?:

Could you please help me with the comment. Thanks!
 

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Ben and Tracy are moving. OK

Ben and Tracy are moving their residence to …

‘House’ in your original sentence is unnecessary.
 

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Ben and Tracy are moving. OK

Ben and Tracy are moving their residence to …

‘House’ in your original sentence is unnecessary.

Thanks Bh!
 

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A little more care is needed here.
A and B are moving is insufficient to give a clear indication of what is 'moving'. When 'house' is added it is absolutely clear.
So you could raise more questions simply by saying:
Ben and Tracy are moving. Where? When? What? or even that they are concerned individuals who appear to be moving in their expressions of concern.
Therefore 'house' is needed.
 
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