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    organically

    I read the sentences on a Website as written. I’m confused about the underlined word “organically.” What does it mean here? Is it correct?

    Since I was a child, I have started learning English. Learning another language is not an easy process. It takes time, patience and determination. An important question seems to organically come up: Why should one learn English?

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    #2

    Re: organically

    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...?q=organically
    Definition#5 seems to fit the sentence.

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    #3

    Re: organically

    An important question seems to organically come up: Why should one learn English?

    I find the word strange, used in that context.
    The first sentence is also wrong.

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    #4

    Re: organically

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    The first sentence is also wrong.
    I think it would be right if 'been' was used instead of 'started', but I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: organically

    Read it as "naturally." Since "organic" foods became a thing, the use of the word "organic" to mean "natural" now happens.

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    #6

    Re: organically

    "Since I was a child, I have started learning English." This is incorrect.
    I don't find "organically" natural in that context.

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