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Hi, Azz,

@azz posted:

a. These are places safe from the storm.
b. These are safe places from the storm.

c. This is a place safe for business.
d. This is a safe place for business.

I'd only discard (b) — the prepositional phrase "from the storm" only makes sense if attached to and appearing immediately after the adjective "safe."

Though unusual, I think (a) works because it is an abridged form of:

a1. These are places (that/which are) safe from the storm.

just like (c) is a reduced form of:

c1. This is a place (that/which is) safe for business.

I think that, unlike (b), (d) works because the prepositional phrase "for business" can have adverbial value and thus be independent of the adjective "safe":

d1. This is a safe place for business purposes / as far as business is concerned.

We could of course use these structures, which sound better than the ones above:

e. These places are safe from the storm.

f. This place is safe for business.

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