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    #1

    Use of worthless

    Are the following sentences correct grammatically? If shirt is not having financial value or good quality. Please correct the sentences in case they are wrong.

    It is worthless buying this shirt.
    It is worthless to buy this shirt.
    It is not worth buying this shirt.

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    #2

    Re: Use of worthless

    #3 is OK. For the #1 and #2, I would say "pointless".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Use of worthless

    Is it OK to say 'This is a worthless shirt not worth buying'?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: Use of worthless

    That's unnatural and bordering on tautologous.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: Use of worthless

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Is it OK to say 'This is a worthless shirt.not worth buying'?

    I'd drop the last part. As ems mentioned, it's just redundant.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 26-Jul-2015 at 10:43. Reason: Fixed my username!

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    #6

    Re: Use of worthless

    What about this sentence?
    This is a worthless shirt to buy.

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    Re: Use of worthless

    Quote Originally Posted by shahjehansoomro View Post
    What about this sentence?
    This is a worthless shirt to buy.
    This is also not natural. You wouldn't want to do anything with something worthless.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Use of worthless

    Quote Originally Posted by shahjehansoomro View Post
    This is a worthless shirt to buy.
    It seems to mean someone would buy the worthless shirt.
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    #9

    Re: Use of worthless

    I actually meant to say that if someone purchases this shirt it would be worthless.

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    #10

    Re: Use of worthless

    It is not worthwhile to buy this shirt.
    I am not a teacher.

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