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    Verb "bolster"

    I have tried to use "bolster" in my sentence, but I am not sure if it sounds natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    Peter started to train karate, hoping it would bolster his confidence.

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    Re: Verb "bolster"

    'Peter started karate training, hoping it would bolster his confidence.'

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    Re: Verb "bolster"

    You could also use to train in karate, though I prefer Rover's version.

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    Re: Verb "bolster"

    You could use "took up karate" instead of "started karate training/started to train in karate".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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