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    small/little

    Is the word 'small' used in the sentence acceptable?

    When I was small, I visited an amazing placeóTokyo Disneyland, a theme park based on the films produced by Walt Disney.

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    Re: small/little

    The following example may be helpful to you.
    'We travelled around a lot when I was small.'── quoted from http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...nglish/small_1

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    Re: small/little

    You could use 'small', 'little' or 'young' in that context.

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    Re: small/little

    That phrase reminds me of the Bee Gees song "First of May".

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGxDx8ftX1I

    When I was small and Christmas trees were tall...

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