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    #1

    more of.............

    Hi all,



    Iím not wasting any more of my money on lottery tickets.

    I'm not wasting my money more on lottery tickets

    Is there any difference of meaning between those sentences

    Which one is more natural for native speaker ?

    Many thanks

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    Re: more of.............

    Quote Originally Posted by duiter View Post
    Hi all,



    Iím not wasting any more of my money on lottery tickets. You've already wasted money on lottery tickets and will no longer do so.

    I'm not wasting my money more on lottery tickets. You will not spend your money on lottery tickets. It is not clear if you have done so in the past.

    Is there any difference of meaning between those sentences

    Which one is more natural for native speaker ?

    Many thanks
    Now they both sound natural.

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    Re: more of.............

    Quote Originally Posted by duiter View Post
    Hi all,



    Iím not wasting any more of my money on lottery tickets.

    I'm not wasting my money more on lottery tickets

    Is there any difference of meaning between those sentences

    Which one is more natural for native speaker ?

    Many thanks


    ***** A NON-TEACHER's COMMENT *****


    I believe that these two sentences would sound quite "natural":

    I'm not going to waste any more of my money on lottery tickets.


    I'm not going to waste any more money on lottery tickets.


    Respectfully yours,


    James

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    Re: more of.............

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    ***** A NON-TEACHER's COMMENT *****


    I believe that these two sentences would sound quite "natural":

    I'm not going to waste any more of my money on lottery tickets.


    I'm not going to waste any more money on lottery tickets.


    Respectfully yours,


    James
    The Parser has given you another alternative for your second sentence. Now both sentences carry the same meaning.

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