Do these two sentences convey the same meaning:

  1. My heart belongs to NYC.
  2. My heart belongs in NYC.
  • 2
    No. Dictionary definitions of "in" and "to" will explain the differentces.
    – Davo
    Jul 14 at 17:50
  • My guess is "no", per Davo's comment above, but perhaps in some context it wouldn't make a difference. What is the context you're asking about?
    – gotube
    Jul 14 at 19:55

The first one would be more suggestive of someone who loves NYC, but doesn't necessarily want to live there.

The second one would suggest the person does want, or need, to live there.

In practical usage, this difference would be very small and almost interchangeable.

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