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    Default We are born as human beings.

    We are born as human beings.

    Is the sentence correct to mean that our parents give birth to us and that why we are human beings?

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    Default Re: We are born as human beings.

    Thanks, Gillnetter,for pointing out the mistake that it should be mother and not parents.

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    Default Re: We are born as human beings.

    To me, "We are born as human beings," almost makes me expect something like, "but we grow up to become xxxxx beings", whatever xxxxx might be.

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    Default Re: We are born as human beings.

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    To me, "We are born as human beings," almost makes me expect something like, "but we grow up to become xxxxx beings", whatever xxxxx might be.


    Offtopic here: 5jdjon, Can 'to me' be replaced with 'for me' without any lack of the meaning in your reply?

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    Default Re: We are born as human beings.

    Quote Originally Posted by AlexAD View Post
    Offtopic here: 5jdjon, Can 'to me' be replaced with 'for me' without any lack of the meaning in your reply?
    Yes

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