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    How can I use warrant?

    Hi, to ask if something is worth our money and our time, how do you ask it?

    I had written "Does it worth our money and our time?"

    But I've been told that the correct way is "Is it warrant our money and our time?"

    What is your opinion?

    I've seen warrant in sentences like
    It's Friday afternoon and I see Adam's left early again; I'll warrant he's in the pub.

    But I do not understand how it works here.

    Thanks
    It's Friday afternoon and I see Adam's left early again; I'll warrant he's in the pub.

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    Re: How can I use warrant?

    "Is it warrant ..." is incorrect. We might use "Does it warrant ...?"

    In "I'll warrant he's in the pub", it's the equivalent of "I would put a bet on the fact that he's in the pub".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How can I use warrant?

    Quote Originally Posted by worledit View Post
    I had written "Does it worth our money and our time?"
    Write Is it worth our money and our time?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: How can I use warrant?

    Your essay is very short. Did it really warrant spending six hours on it?
    Your essay is very short. Was it really worth spending six hours on it?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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