To turn email notifications ON or OFF go to [Username] > User Control Panel > Board preferences > Edit notification options

Seats vs Places

Members help members on grammar, vocab, pronunciation...

Moderator: EC

Post Reply
PetriTolki
Member
Posts: 1
Joined: Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:59 am
Status: English Learner

Seats vs Places

Post by PetriTolki » Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:02 am

She applied for that high school but the competition was intense. There are not many "seats" or "places" left for out of zone students now.

Are they both correct? If so, which is better in this situation? Thank you

User avatar
Joe
Admin/Teacher
Admin/Teacher
Posts: 1229
Joined: Thu Dec 18, 2003 6:56 am
Status: English Teacher

Re: Seats vs Places

Post by Joe » Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:30 am

The term "seats" is possible in this context but rather formal. In this particular case "places" is probably appropriate.
"We are not wholly bad or good, who live our lives under Milk Wood :-| " — Dylan Thomas, Under Milk Wood

eBooks: English Prepositions List | Essential Business Words | Learn English in Seven

Post Reply