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Joseph AIs "named" wrong in British English?

No, it's just extremely formal and not common.

Joseph AI don't know. I just translated literally. I'm sorry. I don't know how to explain it in another way.

This is a guess but, would and became keen on them (meaning books), fit your context?

anonymousNo, it's just extremely formal and not common.

Thank you.

anonymousThis is a guess but, would and became keen on them (meaning books), fit your context?
Your version means, "I became interested in books", but as I said earlier, "I translated it from my mother tongue into English literally". AlpheccaStars said, "It's a delightful figure of speech". I think she accepted it. I know that we can't become friends of books in real life☺. I think in my mother tongue, we use it to imply, " I started to love books". In other words, "I started to love reading books". I hope I won't bother you with my insufficient replies😔. Thank you so much.
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Joseph AI hope I won't bother you with my insufficient replies😔.

It's no bother. With subtle points in replies, you will not only learn words but also how they can be used in different ways.

anonymousIt's no bother. With subtle points in replies, you will not only learn words but also how they can be used in different ways.
Thanks a lot.