Leio asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 month ago

Can you help me with English please?

That was one of the only times I saw him cry.

What does "times" mean in this case?

Thank you!

4 Answers

Relevance
  • John P
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
    Best Answer

    Actually that expression does not make sense, though many people do use it.

    Logically it should be: "That was the only time I saw him cry", or: "That was one of the few times I saw him cry."

    Indeed "times" means "occasions" in that sort of context.

  • 1 month ago

    "One of the only times" makes no sense to me. Either it was the only time, or you could say 'one of very few times."

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    He almost never cried. That was one of the few occasions when I did see him cry.

  • Robert
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    .........occasions

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.