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    On the evening of Monday, all the students of a class decided that they shoud come in full suit to the class the next day. (please also help me in punctuation)

    How can I describe such a decision? :( what about the following ways)
    They unitedly decided to...
    They made a common decision to...
    They made a combined decision...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr.Appalayya View Post
    On the evening of Monday, all the students of a class decided that they shoud come in full suit to the class the next day. (please also help me in punctuation)

    How can I describe such a decision? :( what about the following ways)
    They unitedly decided to...
    They made a common decision to...
    They made a combined decision...
    On Monday evening, all students decided that they should come to class in full suit the next day.
    How about:They reached an unanimous/a concerted decsion?
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    'made a unanimous decision' if everybody in the class agreed, rather than a majority vote carrying the day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    'made a unanimous decision' if everybody in the class agreed, rather than a majority vote carrying the day.
    Thanks for the correction, David. This is always a pitfall for us non-native speakers.

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