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    Just curious.
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    Speak English like 80% of the day so i think in English 100% of the time until someone asks this specific question, then i start questioning my subconscious's racism
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    (Original post by Casisalive)
    Speak English like 80% of the day so i think in English 100% of the time until someone asks this specific question, then i start questioning my subconscious's racism
    But are you bilingual?
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    (Original post by fat_pam)
    But are you bilingual?
    My grandma only speaks punjabi and i was practically raised by her so i guess im fluent
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    I think in English but as far as it goes for the weaker language I'm bad at both Urdu and English :rofl:
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    (Original post by Casisalive)
    My grandma only speaks punjabi and i was practically raised by her so i guess im fluent
    can you think in punjabi?
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    (Original post by retro_turtles)
    I think in English but as far as it goes for the weaker language I'm bad at both Urdu and English :rofl:
    can you think in urdu?
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    I'm not quite bilingual but can speak French to a high level (English is my native language), and I can think in French, especially when doing French work/speaking with others.
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    depends on the person and question tbh

    I speak both Farsi & english fluently
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    (Original post by fat_pam)
    can you think in punjabi?
    Yeah but it just feels strange, even if im speaking punjabi i still think in English. I mainly just use punjabi to swear at my other punjabi mates so i guess that part of me isn't used to thinking hard
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    (Original post by starshine909)
    depends on the person and question tbh

    I speak both Farsi & english fluently
    What language do you think in?
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    (Original post by Casisalive)
    Yeah but it just feels strange, even if im speaking punjabi i still think in English. I mainly just use punjabi to swear at my other punjabi mates so i guess that part of me isn't used to thinking hard
    So how many languages can you think in altogether?
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    (Original post by fat_pam)
    What language do you think in?
    It depends...on what I'm thinking about
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    (Original post by fat_pam)
    can you think in urdu?
    I can
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    I think in english.but i speak both at varying times.
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    (Original post by retro_turtles)
    I can
    So how many languages can you think in altogether?
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    (Original post by fat_pam)
    So how many languages can you think in altogether?
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    (Original post by retro_turtles)
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    What age did you learn English and Urdu?
 
 
 
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