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    #1

    study / learn

    Hi,

    Question:
    Should I use "study or learn"?

    Sentence:
    My girl friend wants to study/learn something easier.
    Ie, the things she is now studying / learning are too difficult.

    Thanks

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    Re: study / learn

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    I think both are ok depending on the intentions of the speaker.

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    Re: study / learn

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question:
    Should I use "study or learn"?

    Sentence:
    My girl friend wants to study/learn something easier.
    Ie, the things she is now studying / learning are too difficult.

    Thanks
    study

    She wants to study something easier (to learn).

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    #4

    Re: study / learn

    Quote Originally Posted by Lacretstreet View Post
    (not an English teacher)

    I think both are ok depending on the intentions of the speaker.
    I agree.

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    #5

    Re: study / learn

    Quote Originally Posted by Lacretstreet View Post
    (not an English teacher)

    I think both are ok depending on the intentions of the speaker.
    Yes, you are right; I was wrong.

    You can learn something easier (to do). (after you have learned it)
    Last edited by 2006; 30-Dec-2009 at 05:27. Reason: correct dumb mistake

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