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    I have never been achieved so far but now I decided to achieve something that may be learning English or earning money.

    Please correct my sentence.

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    bianca is offline Senior Member
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    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    I have never achieved anything so far, but now I've decided to achieve something such as improving my English skills or earning money.

    Please correct my sentence.
    'achieve' means to accomplish in the sense of reaching/attaining a goal with effort.

    The way I see it:

    You can't achieve a process, such as learning. But you can achieve a goal of improving your English skills. Learning is the process, 'skills' is the goal. You can undertake smth like learning.

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