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    Default Please help

    I am reading a book and my english undestanding isnt too good.

    This is what i just read.

    "About 4 years ago, a year after my operation, I started looking for a new sporting activity and came across a free self defence class offered to the community. Soon afterwards, as a direct consequence I started taking kickboxing classes".

    My question is - What happened first the kickboxing classes or him coming across a free self defence class?

    sorry but my ellsh is terrible.

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    Default Re: Please help

    Quote Originally Posted by help4help View Post
    "About 4 years ago, a year after my operation, I started looking for a new sporting activity and came across a free self defence class offered to the community. Soon afterwards, as a direct consequence I started taking kickboxing classes".
    His discovery of the class came first

    Welcome to the forum, help4help.

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    [QUOTE=5jj;876598]His discovery of the class came first

    Welcome to the forum, help4help.

    Please try to give your threads titles that give us some idea what they are about; 'Please help' tells us nothing. 'What happened first?' would have been better.[/QUOTE


    I will remember that for next time, thks.

    But i dontr understand ur response :(

    Did the kickboxing class or the self defence class come first??

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    I will remember that for next time, thanks.

    But i don'tr understand your response :(

    Did the kickboxing class or the self defence class come first??
    As this is an English language form where people come to discuss correct forms, please avoid textspeak such as 'thks' and 'ur', and use a capital letter for the pronoun 'I'.

    It could be that the free self-defence class that he came aross was the kickboxing class that he started. That is not clear from the passage.

    However, it is clear that he came across the free class before he started the kickboxing class. Whether or not they were the same thing, the passage states "soon afterwards (i.e., after coming across the free class) [...] I started taking kickboxing classes".
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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