Aphrodite preguntado en Society & CultureLanguages · hace 9 años

What's a more Professional or proper way to say this?

If one drops out of school... the correct word is. I'm looking for "drop out". Thanks!

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What I mean was the was looking for a synonym of "drop out". The phrase I'm thinking is "I want to drop out of school."

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  • vadasy
    Lv 4
    hace 4 años

    Drop Out Synonym

  • RE
    Lv 7
    hace 9 años

    'Drop out of school' is acceptable, but if you want a synonym, you could say 'quit school'. Just don't do it yourself.

  • hace 9 años

    No, it's better to say I am looking to drop out of schools. Another meaning would be I am looking for dropouts to urge them to go back to school

    Hope this helps

  • hace 9 años

    Could you give more context, please? For most usages, "drop out of school" is perfectly proper.

    Edit: for that usage, your sentence is perfectly proper.

    But dropping out of school is neither proper nor professional. You would be giving yourself a much more difficult life than need be. (I spent many years working with poor people, most of them women and most dropouts.)

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  • hace 9 años

    Easiest is

    if one decides to leave school early

    More elaborate:

    If one chooses to discontinue schooling

    ... voluntarily terminates his/her education

    etc

  • Jim
    Lv 7
    hace 9 años

    "I want to quit school now."

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