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    Post The word "WORTH"

    Dear teachers,
    I often here these:

    It is worth the experience..

    It is worth it..

    I really don't know when to USE or where to PUT the word worth in a sentence... Is there any rule on this matter..

    Thanks in advance...

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    Smile Re: The word "WORTH"

    In your examples, the word "worth" is used like a preposition. "Worth" is followed by a noun, pronoun or number, or by the -ing form of a verb. You might want to visit Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary site for more examples.

    Cheers,
    G.O.

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    Re: The word "WORTH"

    It is an adjective, and is used after the verb to be.

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