Enroll, apply, sign up for

Ju

Key Member
Joined
Nov 6, 2006
Member Type
Student or Learner
Native Language
Chinese
Home Country
Hong Kong
Current Location
Hong Kong
1. I want to sign up for the after school activity.
2. I want to apply for the after school activity.
3. I want to enroll the after school activity.

Do the above sentences mean the same?

Thanks.
 

emsr2d2

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Jul 28, 2009
Member Type
English Teacher
Native Language
British English
Home Country
UK
Current Location
UK
1. I want to sign up for the after school activity.
2. I want to apply for the after school activity.
3. I want to enroll in the after school activity.

Do the above sentences mean the same?

Thanks.

"Sign up for" and "enrol in" mean the same. "Apply for" is different. If your application is accepted, you would then sign up or enrol.

Note the BrE spelling of "enrol".
 
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