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    how to use "reference point"

    Hi everybody!
    I wonder if this sentence is correct:
    "her family constituted a point of reference (or reference point?) for her identity". What I want to say is that she knew who she was, because her parents use to give her a clear perception of herself, of her origins and meaning as a child. Is it clear?

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    Re: how to use "reference point"

    Hi!

    I am not a native speaker (nor a teacher), and for me it wouldn't be clear. Reading your own explanation, it was easy to follow your thoughts and understand what you mean. How ab out: She has a clear perception of herself because her parents...


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