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    Hello!
    I'd like to know which past pp is British: leaned or leant? --of the verb to lean
    If it's leant, is it always the irregular one the BrE one? like learnt and learned?
    Thanks a lot

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    'learnt' is British. As a rule of thumb, Americans generally prefer regular forms

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    'learnt' is British. As a rule of thumb, Americans generally prefer regular forms

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    Just be honest - they are rather laid back when it comes to grammar. :wink:

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    Americans are cute with respect to English :) to shorten, to simplify anything they can... :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ARMION
    Americans are cute with respect to English :) to shorten, to simplify anything they can... :)
    What makes you say they are cute?

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    Quote Originally Posted by twostep
    Quote Originally Posted by ARMION
    Americans are cute with respect to English :) to shorten, to simplify anything they can... :)
    What makes you say they are cute?
    Well, well, wel... so regular forms are usually American.. thank you --continue with your discussion :D

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