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    Depends on the context. I think in English on TSR.
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    (Original post by Josb)
    Depends on the context. I think in English on TSR.
    What languages can you think in?
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    French and English.
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    Yeah but not as often as english
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    (Original post by Josb)
    French and English.
    What age did you learn both languages?
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    (Original post by 1secondsofvamps)
    Yeah but not as often as english
    What is your other language? Can you think in your weaker language?
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    if I'm around parents or relatives I do


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    (Original post by bubblegumcat)
    if I'm around parents or relatives I do


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    What about when thinking on your own?
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    I only think in English as that is the ,language i mostly speak.
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    (Original post by Blackstarr)
    I only think in English as that is the ,language i mostly speak.
    Can you think in any other languages?
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    (Original post by momoneyme89)
    Can you think in any other languages?
    Nope.

    It feels like i am forgetting how to speak in my first language, so, let alone think in it.
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    (Original post by Blackstarr)
    Nope.

    It feels like i am forgetting how to speak in my first language, so, let alone think in it.
    What is your first language?
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    (Original post by momoneyme89)
    What is your first language?
    Polish, not fluent though.
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    I think in both English and Persian so yeah. Persian's my weaker language but my mother tongue.
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    (Original post by momoneyme89)
    What is your other language? Can you think in your weaker language?
    Cantonese. I feel like I'm more fluent and better at english. I can think in Cantonese but I tend not to just because I find english easier.
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    (Original post by 1secondsofvamps)
    Cantonese. I feel like I'm more fluent and better at english. I can think in Cantonese but I tend not to just because I find english easier.
    So you can think in 2 languages? Can you think in any other languages?
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    i think in english but sometimes i have conversations in my head back and forth with the two languages i know, like 2 different people
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    english is weaker and i dnt think in it
 
 
 
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