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    Hello

    What does this sentence mean ?
    'There are much more worthy and 'erudite' people around here than me I 'm not worth the effort'


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    Re: worth

    Quote Originally Posted by alexandre42
    Hello

    What does this sentence mean ?
    'There are much more worthy and 'erudite' people around here than me. I'm not worth the effort'

    I feel there are other people around here (at school/at my company) that are more valuable to the school/companyand more learned/educated than I am, so I am shocked/surprised that anyone would (want to) help me/be kind to me/pick me/promote me, etc.

    erudite, having acquired knowledge through academic study.

    All the best, :D

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    Re: worth

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by alexandre42
    Hello

    What does this sentence mean ?
    'There are much more worthy and 'erudite' people around here than me. I'm not worth the effort'

    I feel there are other people around here (at school/at my company) that are more valuable to the school/companyand more learned/educated than I am, so I am shocked/surprised that anyone would (want to) help me/be kind to me/pick me/promote me, etc.

    erudite, having acquired knowledge through academic study.

    All the best, :D
    It's a very pleasure to read this completed answer.

    :D

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    It's a real pleasure to read such a complete answer.
    ;)

    FRC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Say:
    It's a real pleasure to read such a complete answer.
    ;)

    FRC
    :)

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    Re: worth

    Quote Originally Posted by alexandre42
    It's a very pleasure to read this completed answer. :D
    You're welcome. :D

    Try,

    It's a pleasure to read an answer so complete/succinct/concise.

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