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    jasonlulu_2000 is offline Senior Member
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    ability

    Could I say "Going to college without the company of our parents helps to develop our ability of independence or our independent ability"?

    Is "ability" collocated with "independent" from a native's point of view?

    Thanks!

    Jason

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: ability

    I wouldn't use it, I'd use something helps us to become more independent.

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