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    Mr.Lucky_One is offline Member
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    To be not interested/Not to interest

    Someone tells me something that I don't want to listen to, because I don't find it interesting or useful for me.
    How to express this better, "I am not interested" or "It doesn't interest me"?

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    Re: To be not interested/Not to interest

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Lucky_One View Post
    Someone tells me something that I don't want to listen to, because I don't find it interesting or useful for me.
    How can I express this better, "I am not interested" or "It doesn't interest me"?
    Both your suggestions are fine.

    Rover

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    Re: To be not interested/Not to interest

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Lucky_One View Post
    "I am not interested"
    Shouldn't we include the preposition in? I am not interested in listening, for example. I think that "I am not interested" isn't a complete thought. You are interested in what? There is something missing. The reader will be left in doubt.

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    Re: To be not interested/Not to interest

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Shouldn't we include the preposition in? I am not interested in listening, for example. I think that "I am not interested" isn't a complete thought. You are interested in what? There is something missing. The reader will be left in doubt.
    No, 'I am not interested' is normal and natural.

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