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    Consider myself not being able to get any girl

    "I consider myself not being able to get any girl".

    Please check.

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    Re: Consider myself not being able to get any girl

    The message is good, if that is your attitude! It doesn't sound quite right.
    You could write, "I consider myself incapable of getting a girl."; "I consider myself as not being able to get a girl."; "... unable to get a girl." In all these cases, "any girl" is implied.

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    Re: Consider myself not being able to get any girl

    I just wanted to check, whether it is correct to use being here with able "not being able". So it's totally incorrect right?

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    Re: Consider myself not being able to get any girl

    Your original sentence is incorrect, with or without 'not'.

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    Re: Consider myself not being able to get any girl

    "I consider myself as being able to get any girl" is this also correct?

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    Re: Consider myself not being able to get any girl

    It's correct, but it has the opposite meaning to your original sentence.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: Consider myself not being able to get any girl

    I consider myself (to be) able would work better for me.

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    Re: Consider myself not being able to get any girl

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It's correct, but it has the opposite meaning to your original sentence.
    Yes, I know, thank you.

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