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Native English spekers, could you please help me with these issues?

Is this sentence correct:

"When I was young, my parents didn't ENROLL ME in tennis."

(Or how to express that idea better?)

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  • susan
    Lv 7
    9 months ago
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    The way you wrote it is perfectly fine. Here are some other options:

    When I was young, I never had any tennis lessons.

    I never had any tennis lessons when I was younger.

    My parents never signed me up for tennis lessons when I was young.

    My parents never got me tennis lessons when I was young.

    I never had tennis lessons as a child.

    (If the other commenter is correct in guessing that you are a child, then say "..when I was younger.")

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  • 9 months ago

    There's nothing actually wrong with your sentence, but it doesn't sound natural. The suggestions in @Susan's answer are far more like what a native speaker would say.

    'Enroll' is quite a formal word for a formal process. Signing up for tennis lessons isn't as serious and solemn as that.

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  • 9 months ago

    For knowledge of an important idiom in world

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  • John P
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    I might say in Britain: "My parents didn't ever give me tennis lessons when I was young". Or possibly "...didn't ever send me for....". Habits in the USA etc might be different.

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  • 9 months ago

    Your writing like a child so "young" should be "younger" or "Much younger" to add a spark and.....you can add an expression or a feeling at the end to clear up the question, an I happy or sad .....

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  • 9 months ago

    When I was young, my parents did not enroll me for tennis lessons.

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  • Cogito
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    "When I was young, my parents didn't get me tennis lessons."

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