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    #1

    were

    Hi there,
    Please proofread:

    If I were you, I would talk to my mum that I wanted to further studies in the U.S.

    tks
    pete


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    Re: were

    Quote Originally Posted by peter123 View Post
    Hi there,
    Please proofread:

    If I were you, I would talk to my mum that I wanted to further studies in the U.S.

    tks
    pete
    If I were you, I would talk to my mother about wanting to further my studies in the US.

    > "were" is correct here
    > "to further one's studies" is an expression meaning "to study more"
    > "Mum" is a juvenile expression for "mother"

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