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    Why did you defer a year of your studies?

    Hello.

    Why did you defer a year of your studies?

    Is this sentence grammatically correct?

    Thank you.


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    Smile Re: Why did you defer a year of your studies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Hello.

    Why did you defer a year of your studies?

    Is this sentence grammatically correct?

    Thank you.
    Yes, it's grammatically correct.



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    Re: Why did you defer a year of your studies?

    Why did you defer a year of your studies?

    Can I say postpone in place of defer?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Why did you defer a year of your studies?

    Can I say postpone in place of defer?
    Yes, "postpone" is correct.

    You can also say "put off", which is more informal sounding. "Why did you put off studying for a year?"


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    Re: Why did you defer a year of your studies?

    break, stop, discontinue, suspend, put on hold, put on the ice, put on the back burner, pause, give up for one your, take a break from,

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