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    Learn or Learnt...

    Thanks to you too cause us to "learn/learnt" some information about it

    Which one ?


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    Re: Learn or Learnt...

    to always gets infinitive-verb one then it is learn not learnt?

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    Re: Learn or Learnt...

    Aynone can answer my this ques ?

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    Re: Learn or Learnt...

    "Learnt" is the past tense (and past participle) form of learn that is used mostly in British English (the rest of the English-speaking world says learned).

    Therefore, the words are used like this:

    Yesterday we learnt about irregular English verbs.

    Yesterday, our teacher helped us to learn irregular English verbs.

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    Re: Learn or Learnt...

    It could be like this ?

    Thanks to you too "caused" us to learn something about it.

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    Re: Learn or Learnt...

    Is it right ?

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    Re: Learn or Learnt...

    In the first place, the word too does not belong in that sentence. Secondly, and more to your original point, the words cause and learn do not go together idiomatically in English.

    You helped us learn. You inspired us to learn. You created a desire in us to learn. You caused us to experience new things.

    I suppose that, in English, the verb to learn describes a reflexive action, that is, something one does to himself. Maybe that is why "cause to learn" does not sound right to me.

    Let's see what the other teachers think.

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    Re: Learn or Learnt...

    Ok

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