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    I am not good at maths and my friend, John is not also good at maths

    Hi teachers!
    I give you a context: I am not good at maths and my friend, John is not also good at maths. Perhaps, we are at the same level in maths. He despises my maths.
    So I wil say to him: 'You are no more good at maths than I am' or 'You are no better at maths than I am'
    Could you suggest me a more appropriate sentence for the above context?
    Thanks so much!

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    Re: I am not good at maths and my friend, John is not also good at maths

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    'You are no better at maths than I am.'
    That's fine.

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    Re: I am not good at maths and my friend, John is not also good at maths

    I'm not sure what you meant by "He despises my maths". Can you explain?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: I am not good at maths and my friend, John is not also good at maths

    I meant that: he undervalues my ability of Maths although he is no better at Maths than I am

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    Re: I am not good at maths and my friend, John is not also good at maths

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    I meant that he undervalues my ability in maths although he is no better at maths than I am.
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