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    subhajit123 is offline Banned
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    Red face I am no/not good for.....

    Is there any difference between the following sentences?

    1- I am no good for him.
    2- I am not good for him.

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    Re: I am no/not good for.....

    The difference is very very subtle. Context would play a huge role in deciding what these sentences mean.

    1- I am no good for him.

    I would say without knowledge of the context that the person saying this has a very low self-esteem.

    2- I am not good for him.


    In this case I would say the person is more confident. However, she does not see a "fit" between them. So in her opinion the relationship is doomed to failure.



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