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    Default in one shot, first attempt

    Which one is correct?
    I passed all my exams in one shot.
    l passed all my exams in one try/ my first attempt.

    Thank you so much for your reply.

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    Default Re: in one shot, first attempt

    I was wondering: All exams in a single try??? That doesn't seem quite realistic to me.... Why don't you say in less efforts/with little effort or quite easily?

    -ps I'm not a teacher, that's my opinion only.

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    Default Re: in one shot, first attempt

    Quote Originally Posted by arzgol View Post
    Which one is correct?
    I passed all my exams in one shot.
    l passed all my exams in one try/ my first attempt.

    Thank you so much for your reply.
    I don't think "in one shot" fits here either.

    I passed all my exams first time.
    I passed all my exams at my first attempt.

    Note that neither of those mean that you took all the exams at the same time (just in case that was what you were trying to say).

    I passed all my exams in one go = I sat a lot of exams all in one day and I passed them all. It doesn't say whether it was your first attempt or not.

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    Default Re: in one shot, first attempt

    Quote Originally Posted by Huda-M View Post
    I was wondering: All exams in a single try??? That doesn't seem quite realistic to me.... Why don't you say in less efforts/with little effort or quite easily
    "In less efforts" is not correct English. "With little effort" and "easily" are correct, but they mean something different. Arzgol may have worked very hard to pass all his exams in one go.

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