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learned 4 28.57%
learnt 11 78.57%
else 0 0%
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Old 06-08-2015, 09:48 PM   #1
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A word "learn" is a verb and means "get or gain knowledge or skill by doing, being taught, seeing and so on".

Poll is on its Past Tense and Past Participle.

"learned" or "learnt"


which do you use in casual talk with close friends?[
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Let me add background of this poll. It is an auto spell checker here in MTF picks up "learnt" to recommend us "learned".
Languages or words do change and it adds flavor to our daily life.



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Old 06-09-2015, 02:05 PM   #2
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Wow I never thought about this much!
Well here's my thoughts coming from an Australian.
I tend to use 'learnt' in the form 'I've learnt how to ..." for first person.
Relating to other people, I tend to use form learned "he learned how to play guitar", or it is a "learned skill/he is a learned person" (adj.)
But it varies. I think 'learnt' is my go to most of the time either way, though some say it's colloquial and mainly British, according to the site below:

http://www.grammar-monster.com/easil...ned_learnt.htm
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Learnt. I used 'learned' if I'm referring to an academic or something similar.
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I use "learned" most of the time. If I use "learnt," I get a red underline indicating error on MS In speech, both forms sound the same

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Wow I never thought about this much!
Well here's my thoughts coming from an Australian.
I tend to use 'learnt' in the form 'I've learnt how to ..." for first person.
Relating to other people, I tend to use form learned "he learned how to play guitar", or it is a "learned skill/he is a learned person" (adj.)
But it varies. I think 'learnt' is my go to most of the time either way, though some say it's colloquial and mainly British, according to the site below:

http://www.grammar-monster.com/easil...ned_learnt.htm
Wow! Extremely interesting variation. Do you think that most Aussies follow the same pattern, using learnt for first person and learned for second person?
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"Learnt". That spelling is specific to the verb, whereas "learned" can also be used as an adjective (pronounced differently), as in a learned society. I only use that spelling for the adjective.

If I was living in America or writing for an American audience, I would use "learned" as a verb because I prefer not to annoy people with foreign conventions.
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I've always used 'learnt', because in my middle school days I remember that it belonged to the irregular verbs list.
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Wow I never thought about this much!
Well here's my thoughts coming from an Australian.
I tend to use 'learnt' in the form 'I've learnt how to ..." for first person.
Relating to other people, I tend to use form learned "he learned how to play guitar", or it is a "learned skill/he is a learned person" (adj.)
But it varies. I think 'learnt' is my go to most of the time either way, though some say it's colloquial and mainly British, according to the site below:

http://www.grammar-monster.com/easil...ned_learnt.htm
Feedback with practical examples is appreciated. Dual usage depending upon the situation used.
Kind of you to add a reference site.

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Learnt. I used 'learned' if I'm referring to an academic or something similar.
I also, most of the time.
Slight difference is that "learned" is for casual for me.

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I use "learned" most of the time. If I use "learnt," I get a red underline indicating error on MS In speech, both forms sound the same



Wow! Extremely interesting variation. Do you think that most Aussies follow the same pattern, using learnt for first person and learned for second person?
Well. actually I am also the one who gets a red underline every time posting MTF with this word.

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"Learnt". That spelling is specific to the verb, whereas "learned" can also be used as an adjective (pronounced differently), as in a learned society. I only use that spelling for the adjective.

If I was living in America or writing for an American audience, I would use "learned" as a verb because I prefer not to annoy people with foreign conventions.
A common sense, taste, or the alike in choosing words can make a difference in communication or even in turn out of things. Feedback from professional career is appreciated.

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I've always used 'learnt', because in my middle school days I remember that it belonged to the irregular verbs list.
Same with me. I usually use 'learnt' formal and informal.
Then here in MTF, would you join me, I get red undulated underline every time I spell it out.

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Appreciating early feedbacks!

Let me add background of this poll. It is an auto spell checker here in MTF picks up "learnt" to recommend us "learned".
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I've always used 'learnt', because in my middle school days I remember that it belonged to the irregular verbs list.
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I've always used 'learnt', because in my middle school days I remember that it belonged to the irregular verbs list.
Yeah, same here. But since then I've learned to used 'learned'. Or rather, I'm writing it 'learned', then I remember the irregular verbs list and check that, just to see both are right, 'learned' the American spelling. As for British vs. American spelling, I don't usually think about it a lot. MS Word usually checks spelling for American English but I change it if I really need to check the British spelling.
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Yeah, same here. But since then I've learned to used 'learned'. Or rather, I'm writing it 'learned', then I remember the irregular verbs list and check that, just to see both are right, 'learned' the American spelling. As for British vs. American spelling, I don't usually think about it a lot. MS Word usually checks spelling for American English but I change it if I really need to check the British spelling.
True!

Honestly, I appreciate MS Word's default being US English since I live in USA. During my first semester in college, I had so many orthographic problems since I "learnt" the British spelling, but now I've "learned" the American orthography.
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