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    #1

    need help

    I was three years old when I could ride a bike . begin with ( How old )

    which one is correct ?


    How old were you when you could ride a bike ?

    or

    How old could you ride a bike ?

    or the question word (how old ) is not suitable

    or I should begin with when





    thank you

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    #2

    Re: need help

    Not a teacher.
    I think these sentence sound better:
    How old were you when you first rode a bike?
    When was the first time you've riden a bike?

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    #3

    Re: need help

    thank you .I need more help

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    #4

    Re: need help

    Quote Originally Posted by bassemsayed View Post
    thank you .I need more help
    "How old were you when you first rode a bike?"

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    #5

    Re: need help

    How old were you when you could ride a bike ?
    i want to know if this sentence is right or wrong .

    please help

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    #6

    Re: need help

    It's not the same question as when you learned. I'm 43 and I can ride a bike, but I think I was about 5 or 6 when I learned to ride a bike. (I sure wasn't able to when I was 3, though!)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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