English grammar questions, answered by Alan
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Which sentence is grammatically correct?
"I will be leaving San Francisco, my adopted city of five years."
"I will be leaving San Francisco, my adopted city for five years."
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#1 is formally correct, but probably many natives would prefer #2 for casual use.