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hirashin

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Dear native English speakers,

Which sentences would be used? I think "learnt" would be used in the U.K.
(a) He made it the way he had learned/learnt.
(b) He made it in the way he had learned/learnt.
(c) He made it as he had learned/learnt.
(d) He made it as the way he had learned/learnt.

Thanks in advance.
Hirashin
 

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a - ok
b - ok
c - sounds a little unusual, but ok
d - wrong

Although, many people would actually end with "... learned to".
 

hirashin

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What do you mean? Is it that you don't live in the same place for a long time?
 

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All sound ok except (d). For that one I might say "He made it the same way he had learned."
 

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Mdchachi, thanks for the help. Do you think you don't have to put "to" at the end? 
 

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To stick with your word choice, I think I would say:

He made it the way that he had learned to make it.
He did it the way that he had learned to do it.

Consider switching "learned" to "taught":

He made it the way he was taught.
He made it the way he had been taught.
 
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