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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/craigory8

Correct english

Is this a correct english sentence?: From a young age on I was very fond of Computers but unfortunately it really never germinated for me

October 23, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dcarl1

Not quite.

1) It’s a minor distinction (style rather than grammar mistake), but you don’t need to say “from a young age on, as “on” is implied by using “from.” It is more elegant and natural to say “from a young age”. 2) “ computers” should not be capitalized. 3) germinated refers to ideas or plants, so is the wrong word here. You could say “it never really took for me.” Or “it never really grew beyond that for me” or some other sentence construction like “it never really developed into a serious interest”


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FreeHelicopters

I understood it. For this sentence a more common word used in conversation to replace germinated would be 'clicked'

unfortunately it really never clicked for me.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenjaminPi280225

no capital letter for computer


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CoolGrl58

Yes, but you don't need to capitalize the "C" in computers and there needs to be a period at the end...

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