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difficult area for cycling

Discussion in 'English Only' started by malgosia, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. malgosia Senior Member

    I spent my holidays cycling in a mountainous area.
    Can I say that it was a difficult area for cycling?
  2. That sounds good to me.

  3. Matching Mole

    Matching Mole Senior Member

    England, English
    Yes, I think it's fine. Here are some similar examples from reasonable sources on the web:
    It was a difficult area for fighting in because of the wooded terrain...
    It was a difficult area for them to explore due to the unusually rugged terrain.
    It was a difficult place to grow food.
  4. pops91710

    pops91710 Senior Member

    Chino, California
    English, AE
    ;Yes, you can say that, but I think it was difficult terrain for cycling, is better sounding and descriptive.

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