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    Childhood

    If I spent my whole childhood in one place. Is it correct to say "I lived there since childhood until I grew up?" or "I lived there till I got young?"

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    Re: Childhood

    Neither works for me. You could say that you lived there when you were a child.

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    Re: Childhood

    ...or 'I spent my childhood in [blah blah].'

    ***Not a teacher***

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    Re: Childhood

    Is it OK to say 'I lived there during my childhood'?

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: Childhood

    I suppose so...

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    Re: Childhood

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Is it OK to say 'I lived there during my childhood'?
    That suggests to me that you lived in more than one place during your childhood.

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    Re: Childhood

    I've lived there since my childhood...


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    Re: Childhood

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    If I spent my whole childhood in one place, is it correct to say "I lived there since childhood until I grew up?" or "I lived there till I got young?"
    Note my correction in red. You have been told many times before that an "if" clause is not a complete sentence so it should not end with a full stop. It should end with a comma and be followed by another clause.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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