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    Default a student of

    If I want to express the idea of "a man begin to learn scuba diving" using the word "student", can I write as follows?

    He became a student of scuba diving at an old age.

    thanks for your help!

    Jason

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    Default Re: a student of

    It sounds rather strange. We don't "study scuba diving", we "learn to scuba dive". I would not try to frame it in terms of being a student.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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