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    #1

    Smile Seize the opportunity of no school.

    Hello everyone,

    Which sounds more natural?

    I seized the opportunity of no school and called my friends to meet up at Disney Park.

    I seized the opportunity of no school to call my friends to meet up at Disney Park.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: Seize the opportunity of no school.

    They sound equally unnatural.

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    Re: Seize the opportunity of no school.

    They would be much better worded as something like:

    School was cancelled so I seized the opportunity to arrange to meet my friends at Disney Park (wherever that is).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Seize the opportunity of no school.

    I seized the opportunity of no school. is un-natural??
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    #5

    Re: Seize the opportunity of no school.

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    "I seized the opportunity of no school." Is it unnatural (no hyphen required)? (one question mark is enough)
    It is quite unnatural, yes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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