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    #1

    Learned Learnt

    1. I learnt English..

    2. I learned English..

    Which one is correct? I've read that 'learnt' is 'more British' and 'learned', more American.

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    Re: Learned Learnt

    I'm British, and I've always used learnt. I know a couple of Americans, and they prefer to use learned. I think your assumption is totally correct.

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    Re: Learned Learnt

    Quote Originally Posted by indonesia View Post
    I'm British, and I've always used learnt. I know a couple of Americans, and they prefer to use learned. I think your assumption is totally correct.
    I like learned too.

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    #4

    Re: Learned Learnt

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I like learned too.
    Then join my social group

    Cheers!

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    Re: Learned Learnt

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare85 View Post
    Then join my social group

    Cheers!
    I don't think I could go quite that far.

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    #6

    Re: Learned Learnt

    I'm British too, and I think I use both, depending on all sorts of context - ranging from the social to the phonological - e.g. /ɪs ɪz wɒt aɪ lɜ:nt/ but /aɪ lɜ:nd ə hɑ:d weɪ/ . It's not an issue that exercises me greatly (='I'm not that bothered either way')

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