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    #1

    I haven't got a worthy game.

    "I downloaded a game through the internet yesterday but I think I haven't got a worthy game."

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: I haven't got a worthy game.

    What do you mean by "worthy game"? Are you saying that the game you downloaded is not worth playing?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

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    #3

    Re: I haven't got a worthy game.

    Which dictionary definition of "worthy" do you think applies to computer games?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: I haven't got a worthy game.

    Or perhaps, you feel that the game isn't worthy of you.
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    #5

    Re: I haven't got a worthy game.

    "I downloaded a game through the internet yesterday but I think I haven't got a worth playing game."

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    #6

    Re: I haven't got a worthy game.

    '...but I think I haven't got a game worth playing'.

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    #7

    Re: I haven't got a worthy game.

    I'd write "... but I think I didn't get a game worth playing" or, more naturally in American English, "... but I don't think I got a game worth playing'.

    Haven't got means that none of my games are worth playing, which may be true but doesn't follow logically from the preceding phrase.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I haven't got a worthy game.

    I'd simplify it to "... but I don't think it's worth playing".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #9

    Re: I haven't got a worthy game.

    I'd simplify the first clause to 'Yesterday I downloaded a game online'.
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    #10

    Re: I haven't got a worthy game.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I'd simplify the first clause to 'Yesterday I downloaded a game online'.
    Or briefer still, "Yesterday I downloaded a game."

    Tufguy, it would be worthwhile for you to review the way forum members have reduced your original statement's word count. We all subject our own writing to a similar process, aiming for a clear, economical style. Such writing is easy to read and understand.
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