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    Under my belt

    Hello,

    Does this sentence sound natural?

    "Ive got twenty hospitalizations in a madhouse under my belt."

    Thank you very much.
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    Re: Under my belt

    Yes, it's acceptable.

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    #3

    Re: Under my belt

    Madhouse might not be acceptable in all contexts, though- some would prefer a more nuanced term.

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    Re: Under my belt

    There's a potential ambiguity in your original sentence, in that it's not possible to tell whether you yourself have been hospitalised twenty times or you are a doctor who has hospitalised other people twenty times.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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