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    #1

    In my country people generally believe that having a sibling

    Are my sentences natural and grammatical?

    I have a sister. In my country people generally believe that having a sibling of the opposite gender makes it difficult for them to have a close relationship. Well, that's not my case, because my sister and I get along. Plus, she's just a bit younger than me. There's a two and a half year difference (in age).
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    Re: In my country people generally believe that having a sibling

    Quote Originally Posted by NamelessKing View Post
    Are my sentences natural and grammatical?

    I have a sister. In my country, people generally believe that having a sibling of the opposite gender makes it difficult for them to have a close relationship. Well, that's not so in my case, because my sister and I get along. Plus Also, she's just a bit younger than me. There's only a (no article here) two-and-a-half year's difference (in age) in our ages.
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    #3

    Re: In my country people generally believe that having a sibling

    Do you mean it makes it hard for a person to have a close relationship with a member of the opposite sex? (I would think the opposite would be true.)
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    Re: In my country people generally believe that having a sibling

    I take it to mean that boys find it hard to have a close relationship with a sister (and vice versa) specifically because they are not the same sex.
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    #5

    Re: In my country people generally believe that having a sibling

    After rereading that I agree with Ems on the poster's intent.
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