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    hello everybody,
    I'm here with my doubts again.
    I'd like to know if the following sentence is correct : "when I was a child my mother insisted that I LEARNED the piano" . can I use the verb learn in the present, that is , can I say : when I was a child my mother insisted that I LEARN the piano....?"

    What is the meaning of the expression PLANT FOOD ? ( i thought it meant a kind of vegetarian food).
    Thank you very much

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    Re: insist

    Quote Originally Posted by cenerentola View Post
    hello everybody,
    I'm here with my doubts again.
    I'd like to know if the following sentence is correct : "when I was a child my mother insisted that I LEARNED the piano" . can I use the verb learn in the present, that is , can I say : "When I was a child my mother insisted that I LEARN (how to play) the piano."

    What is the meaning of the expression PLANT FOOD ? ( i thought it meant a kind of vegetarian food). Plant food is what you feed your plants to keep them healthy, green, and blooming. "I need to buy some plant food for my African violets."
    Thank you very much
    Cheers,
    Amigo


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    Re: insist

    Plant food: it is in crystal form, which is dissolved in water and this is then used to water the plant; or it comes in a concentrated liquid form, and a few drops added to the water.

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