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    worse/worth

    "But if your brand is just you, is that uncomfortable?
    Extremely. It’s even worse to market your style. It’s truly sad. And everyone on Facebook has the same sort of marketing ploy selling their image." (From The Guardian.)

    Which is "worse" in the above context? Is it "your brand" or "to market your style"?
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    "What does that do to people?
    "It’s extremely brutalising that you’re going to be for sale. It’s one of the worst things you can possibly imagine. Go to any party and you see that: I just don’t think you’re worth talking to. Someone else has a bigger plus sign over their heads. Capitalism is an absolute disaster for human relations." (From The Guardian.)

    Does the "
    I just don’t think you’re worth talking to" mean (in the above context) that the interviewee is somehow ignored, that others are reluctant to talk to her?

    Thank you.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 21-Sep-2015 at 17:23. Reason: Changed font size to make it readable
    I'm not a teacher and I'm not a native speaker of English.

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    #2

    Re: worse/worth

    Please use a font size that we seniors can read, tkacka.

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    #3

    Re: worse/worth

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Please use a font size that we seniors can read, tkacka.
    I'm trying to do that but somehow the editor script doesn't follow my instructions. I don't know what the exact reason is. Is it my tablet that is not responsive or is it my fat fingers?
    I'm not a teacher and I'm not a native speaker of English.

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    #4

    Re: worse/worth

    Quote Originally Posted by tkacka15 View Post
    "But if your brand is just you, is that uncomfortable?Extremely. Itís even worse to market your style. Itís truly sad. And everyone on Facebook has the same sort of marketing ploy selling their image." (From The Guardian.)

    Which is "worse" in the above context? Is it "your brand" or "to market your style"?


    Quote Originally Posted by tkacka15 View Post
    "What does that do to people?
    "Itís extremely brutalising that youíre going to be for sale. Itís one of the worst things you can possibly imagine. Go to any party and you see that: I just donít think youíre worth talking to. Someone else has a bigger plus sign over their heads. Capitalism is an absolute disaster for human relations." (From The Guardian.)

    Does the "I just donít think youíre worth talking to" mean (in the above context) that the interviewee is somehow ignored, that others are reluctant to talk to her?

    Thank you.
    Last edited by Tdol; 13-Sep-2015 at 21:43. Reason: Fixing formatting disaster

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    Re: worse/worth

    1 Marketing your style is worse.
    2 People judge people and don't want to talk to them if they don't see that they will benefit from it.

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    Re: worse/worth

    Quote Originally Posted by tkacka15 View Post
    I'm trying to do that but somehow the editor script doesn't follow my instructions. I don't know what the exact reason is. Is it my tablet that is not responsive or is it my fat fingers?
    I have edited post #1 so that it's in a readable font size. The problem might be that you are cutting and pasting. If that's the case, after you've done it, you need to highlight the entire text and change the font size to at least 3. If you're not cutting and pasting, simply ensure that the font size is at least 3. Ideally, make the font Arial as that is the one that just about everyone can access.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: worse/worth

    A simpler way is to use the right-click and choose Paste as plain text- that removes source formatting and post the text in a standard forum font and size..

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