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    #1

    the good old days of childhood

    Hello to all,

    In the context of talking about your childhood, if you want to suggest you miss your childhood, is this correct?

    I feel really nostalgic about good old days of my childhood.

    Is there a more dramatic sentence I can use to convey the same message?

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    #2

    Re: the good old days of childhood

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    Hello to all,

    In the context of talking about your childhood, if you want to say you miss your childhood, is this correct?

    I feel really nostalgic about the good old days of my childhood.

    Is there a more dramatic sentence I can use to convey the same message?
    Two things. One, of course. Two, I suppose so.

    Perhaps:

    I miss my childhood. I miss those days when I used to act up and get sent to my room.
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    #3

    Re: the good old days of childhood

    How I wish I could go back to the good old days of my childhood where life was so much fun, relaxed and carefree. Reminiscing those days as a child brings back fond memories.

    I think some anecdotes like Tarheel suggested would make the description more effective.
    Last edited by tedmc; 06-Dec-2019 at 02:44.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: the good old days of childhood

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    How I wish I could go back to the good old days of my childhood where life was so much fun, relaxed and carefree. Remembering those days as a child brings back fond memories.

    I think some anecdotes like Tarheel suggested would make the description more effective.
    We reminisce about something.

    I was trying for humor. (Did I succeed?)
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    #5

    Re: the good old days of childhood

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    Is there a more dramatic sentence I can use to convey the same message?

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    I wish I were five years old again, instead of being 82 years old.

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    #6

    Re: the good old days of childhood

    Things were better when I was a child.

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    #7

    Re: the good old days of childhood

    I miss those days when I used to throw temper tantrums and nobody thought it was weird, because I was only two. Now when I do it I get in trouble. I miss those days.
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