Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 5 months ago

Can I say "It wasn't a single time/occasion/action when she decided not to attend classes"? Would it be proper for written American English?

2 Answers

  • John P
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    Indeed: "There was not a single time when she decided not to attend a class" In Britain I might write "There was not a single occasion on which she missed a class". Certainly "action" is wrong in that context.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Change "it wasn't" to "there wasn't" and you're good

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