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    vertebrado

    Hi you all...

    I was wondering if any one could help me with the following sentence: "Mi inglés se había vertebrado a través de estancias juveniles en Estados Unidos."

    My try: "My English had been molded/acquired? throughout my stay in the US."

    Well, I'm frankly at a loss.

    Any suggestions are welcome.

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    Re: vertebrado

    My try: "I had set the grounds of my English throughout my stays in the US".

    Regards,

    Bark

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    Re: vertebrado

    What about structured?

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    Re: vertebrado

    Excellent! So much better. Thanks.

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    Re: vertebrado

    think the first fits better, structured and language sound awkward.

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    Re: vertebrado

    Quote Originally Posted by elkerre View Post
    think the first fits better, structured and language sound awkward.
    The same with vertebrado.

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    Re: vertebrado

    Quote Originally Posted by manxo View Post
    The same with vertebrado.
    I agree, "vertebrado" sounds really awkward, I would never say it that way.

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    Re: vertebrado

    wrong choice of word indeed. It's unfortunate when that happens, as it does so often.

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