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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    is this OK

    1. is this OK:
    "my interest for sports aroused a wish to..."

    or what could i say instead?

    thanx


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    #2

    Re: is this OK

    Quote Originally Posted by turig View Post
    1. is this OK:
    "my interest for sports aroused a wish to..."

    or what could i say instead?

    thanx
    You should write a complete sentence so we can see the entire context....it is good practice

  2. Newbie
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    #3

    Re: is this OK

    "My interest in sports aroused a wish to pursue further in this field."

    (sorry:)


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    #4

    Re: is this OK

    Quote Originally Posted by turig View Post
    "My interest in sports aroused a wish to pursue further in this field."

    (sorry:)
    My interest in sports aroused a desire to pursue a career in this field."

    You arouse something more than a wish. Arousal is much stronger than that. "Pursue further" has no meaning....pursue what? I suggested a career in this sentence.

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    #5

    Re: is this OK

    thank you, it sounds much better

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