hypothetically if this situation we're to arise... haha
My teacher going through his attendance records notices that I have been absent for a particular day. They ask me to confirm if I was present. Assuming I wish to lie, how should I go about it?
a) assertive: Just a straight succinct "yes I was there."
b) modest: Yes with a possible excuse like I missed the first half because of an interview followed by an offer of someone to vouch for me.
c) abstract: Allow him to rationalize an excuse. "yes, I've been to every class, perhaps I was just absent for attendance.