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    [writing] family life?/conditions?

    Hi,

    This inquiry is about word choice.


    My brother informs me of family life?/conditions? at regular intervals.
    Or other wordings? These two words I think of strike me as odd...

    I aim to mean: [I live far from home.] My brother tells me at regular intervals about what have happened in my family, how my family members and the pet dog have been, and the like.


    How should I put it idiomatically?

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    Re: [writing] family life?/conditions?

    My brother keeps me up to date on family happenings.
    My brother lets me know what's gong on with my family.
    My brother give me regular updates on our family.
    My brother keeps me informed about what is happening at home.

    There are a number of ways to say it. You can mix and match these too.

    {not a teacher}

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    Re: [writing] family life?/conditions?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
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    Very useful! Thank you!

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