I am checking the grammar for my app and I find myself being unclear on which of those two I should use.

The original sentence runs as follows:

Once you start using your card, all purchase activity will be displayed here.

I have conducted some research, and it looks as if either could be used.

Is there a difference between the two? If so, which one would be more appropriate and/or grammatically correct, for my app?

I would greatly appreciate any and all replies.

  • Activity is correct for your example. You can delete this: Once you start using your card — that should be obvious. Better yet, just say: Purchases will be displayed here. Jan 7, 2021 at 6:19

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The former is uncountable, the latter countable.

The former is more formal, and also more elegant, in this case.

Other than that, the two mean exactly the same thing.


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