I want to express that the sleeping time has no much relationship with the activity and ...

But the following sentence looks very strange. Please help me paraphrase this one:

No absolute relationship between sleep time and the activity, entertainment, and learning time.

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    First of all, this sentence no verb. – John Lawler Jan 7 '13 at 3:07
  • We found no correlation between sleep time and time spent on entertainment, learning and the activity. – Jim Jan 7 '13 at 3:37
  • @JohnLawler Because we just make a Power Point, no complete sentence is needed, I thought. Why so much people vote down this post? Lots of people around us don't know how to answer it... After all, English is not my first language. – Stallman Jan 7 '13 at 11:08
  • I can't say about voting; it appears very random. But if you had indicated that the context was a powerpoint slide, it might have helped. We don't know your context, your native language, or what any of the words mean to you where you are. Language is not automatic; it's people. – John Lawler Jan 7 '13 at 14:56

It's hard to say without more context, but it sounds like you're talking about a scientific study or something of that sort. If so, "relationship" is a perfectly fine word for this. It is quite common to say things like "No relationship exists between X and Y" or "There is no relationship between X and Y" when speaking of scientific studies and statistical analysis of data.

  • @Stallman because you asked people to do the work for you without asking a real question. – deutschZuid Jan 8 '13 at 6:28

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