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doubt about a structure

Post by newdreams » Fri May 26, 2017 7:19 am

Dear all,
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My mother bore a son when I was at seventh standard. So, can I say,
"I had a brother when I was at seventh standard."
Thank you
Edmond

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Re: doubt about a structure

Post by Joe » Fri May 26, 2017 9:43 am

Your sentence is not wrong, but it would probably be more idiomatic to say something like:

My brother was born when I was in seventh standard.

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