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    Default This man is worth speaking to. This man is worth adressing.

    Dear teachers,

    Would you share with me your opinion concerning the following sentences?

    This man is worth speaking to.
    This man e worth addressing.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.

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    Default Re: This man is worth speaking to. This man is worth adressing.

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you share with me your opinion concerning the following sentences?

    This man is worth speaking to.
    This man e worth addressing.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    The first is fine. With the second, I would say that "to address" usually suggests a larger group/audience than just one man.

    The Pope addressed the crowd in the square.
    I addressed the assembled group to explain the plan for the day.

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    Exclamation Re: This man is worth speaking to. This man is worth adressing.

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you share with me your opinion concerning the following sentences?

    This man is worth addressing.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    The expression ‘worth addressing’ works well when it relates to ‘problem’ that needs solution, as:
    Please go about posing a problem that is worth addressing.

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