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    #1

    Since (I was) young, I have loved reading storybooks.

    Since (I was) young, I have loved reading storybooks.

    Is "I was" optional?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Since (I was) young, I have loved reading storybooks.

    No.

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    #3

    Re: Since (I was) young, I have loved reading storybooks.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    No.
    What about the following sentence?

    My son has topped the class since (he was in) Primary 1. (Primary 1 is the first year of a child's education in school.)

    Is the part in brackets optional?

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    #4

    Re: Since (I was) young, I have loved reading storybooks.

    Could someone comment on my post? Thanks.

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    Re: Since (I was) young, I have loved reading storybooks.

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    My son has topped the class since (he was in) Primary 1. (Primary 1 is the first year of a child's education in school.)

    Is the part in brackets optional?
    Yes, if this class is generally known as 'Primary One'. In England, we call it 'Year One'.

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