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    #1

    Already as a child, John had shown

    Would you please correct the mistakes in my sentence. Is the phrase "led him to study" correct English?

    Already as a child, John had shown interest in natural sciences, which later led him to study electronics.

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    #2

    Re: Already as a child, John had shown

    Perhaps:

    When he was a child John was interested in natural sciences, which later led him to study electronics.

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    #3

    Re: Already as a child, John had shown

    As a child John had already shown an interest in the natural sciences, and that interest later led him to study electronics.

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    Re: Already as a child, John had shown

    Even as a child, John showed interest in natural sciences, which later led him to study electronics.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    #5

    Re: Already as a child, John had shown

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Already as a child, John had shown interest in natural sciences, which later led him to study electronics.
    That seems OK to me, though I'd probably say 'an interest'.

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