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Your home, office, etc., is really nice. Can be used sarcastically to mean the opposite. Nice place, Tom. How much do you pay in rent each month? So this is your new office? Wow, nice place you have here. Oof, nice place you have here. Did the dry rot come included, or did you have to pay extra for that?
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Nice place you have here.

Your home is nice. (A compliment paid by a guest. The word place might be replaced with home, house, room, apartment, etc.) Jane came in and looked around. "Nice place you have here," she said. Bob: Come in. Welcome. Mary: Nice place you have here. Bob: Thanks. We like it.
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References in classic literature ?
This is not such a nice place for a girl as for a young man, and the Desmonds thought it EXCEEDINGLY ODD that mamma should wish me to come here.
Delaford is a nice place, I can tell you; exactly what I call a nice old fashioned place, full of comforts and conveniences; quite shut in with great garden walls that are covered with the best fruit-trees in the country; and such a mulberry tree in one corner!
"So glad you've come, old fellow; I've found a nice place round the corner here, where you can get some really first-class nectar."
"This is a nice place for you, isn't it, Phil?--a capital light that from the roof, eh?" was, as usual, the first thing he said on entering the painting-room.
Toodles was revolutionary only in politics; his social beliefs and personal feelings he wished to preserve unchanged through all the years allotted to him on this earth which, upon the whole, he believed to be a nice place to live on.
Home is a nice place, though it isn't splendid," said Meg, looking about her with a restful expression, as she sat with her mother and Jo on the Sunday evening.
Here 's a nice place for you between Belle and Miss Perkins, and here 's a sweet little dress to make, unless you like something else better," said Fanny, receiving her friend with warmth and placing her where she thought she would enjoy herself.
'Nice place, Sir,' said the powdered-headed footman.
"You're a smart wench, Lucy," he persisted; "I mean to do well by ye, and get ye a nice place down river; and you'll soon get another husband,--such a likely gal as you--"
'It's a nice place for a young man to fix his dwelling in!' said I.
There's the Maze, there's a nice place for having tea--I forget what they call it--and then, if the young man knows his business he contrives to take his lady upon the river.
Naturally I love her--she is so pretty that anybody with eyes in his head must love her--but too much of anything is bad, and next month the passages and offices are to be whitewashed, and people who have ever whitewashed their houses inside know what nice places they are to live in while it is being done; and there will be no dinner for Irais, and none of those succulent salads full of caraway seeds that she so devotedly loves.
The new Question Time host, who has been at the BBC for 30 years, said the broadcaster was previously "not a nice place to be".
The nearby Guandu Wharf is also a nice place to visit, especially when the sun is setting and the water of the Tamsui River is sparkling with golden rays of sunset.
The world is still a nice place! Thank you to everyone.