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    Thumbs up Please correct this sentence for me if changes are needed..

    Hi there, just was wondering if this sentence is correct., I doubt it should be 'don't' in place of 'doesn't', Please correct it, I wud b thankful.."It's waste of time remembering those pple who doesn't remember us"...

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    Default Re: Please correct this sentence for me if changes are needed..

    It's a waste of time remembering those who don't remember us.

    "those" is plural, so it requires the plural "do" rather than "does" (don't vs doesn't). Replace "those" with "they" and you will perhaps hear it better ... they don't remember (not they doesn't remember).

    "People" is also plural, and redundant. You can leave it in the sentence if you wish (to distinguish from dogs, perhaps?) but unless you need that distinction, we can assume you are speaking of people.

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    Default Re: Please correct this sentence for me if changes are needed..

    Please don't use "textspeak".

    wud b - no
    would be - yes

    pple - no
    people - yes

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    Default Re: Please correct this sentence for me if changes are needed..

    Can we write "It's wasteful of time..." ? Or write more clearly as "It's wasteful to spend time.." ?
    Thank you very much !

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    Default Re: Please correct this sentence for me if changes are needed..

    Quote Originally Posted by crazYgeeK View Post
    Can we write "It's wasteful of time..." ? Or write more clearly as "It's wasteful to spend time.." ?
    Thank you very much !
    It's wasteful of time - no

    It's wasteful to spend time [doing something pointless] - yes.

    But we would normally say "It's a waste of time..."

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