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  1. B45
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    I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonight.

    I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonight.

    Are both okay here?

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    Re: I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonig

    No, neither is OK.

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    Re: I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonig

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No, neither is OK.
    I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of us to have dinner tonight.

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    Re: I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonig

    No.

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    Re: I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonig

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No.
    I already saw her twice yesterday, so there's no point for/of us to have dinner tonight.

    Which is the correct preposition?

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    Re: I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonig

    I am not a teacher.

    One has to admire your perseverance Batman45, but they're both still wrong.

    Try, "I already saw her twice yesterday, so there's no point in us having dinner tonight."

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    Re: I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonig

    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    I am not a teacher.

    One has to admire your perseverance Batman45, but they're both still wrong.

    Try, "I already saw her twice yesterday, so there's no point in us having dinner tonight."
    What about: There's no point for us to do that. - Is this wrong as well?

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    Re: I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonig

    I am not a teacher.

    "Point for" is just wrong.

    "Point of" could work in, "What's the point of us having dinner when I just saw you yesterday?" but not in "there's no point of..."

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    Re: I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonig

    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    I am not a teacher.

    "Point for" is just wrong.

    "Point of" could work in, "What's the point of us having dinner when I just saw you yesterday?" but not in "there's no point of..."
    So, is this wrong as well? - There's no reason for us to meet her for dinner tonight.

    Is it because I'm using the word/vocabulary(point) incorrectly?

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    Re: I already saw her twice yesterday so there's no point for/of to have dinner tonig

    I am not a teacher.

    "There's no reason for us..." is fine.

    "There's no point for us..." isn't.

    I have to admit that after mentally repeating these phrases a few hundred times the reasons why one is right and the other wrong do become less clear.

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