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    Cool worthy of

    Hi,

    Is the following sentence correct?

    'What happened to him is worthy of a best-seller thriller'

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    Re: worthy of

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Is the following sentence correct? no

    'What happened to him is worthy of a best-seller thriller'
    1...Your sentence has no period.
    2...It should be 'best-selling thriller'.
    3...'a best-selling thriller' is a book; a person can not be worthy of a book. You can say, 'What happened to him is worthy of a best-selling author.'

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    Re: worthy of

    2006, you don't think that works?
    The events that happened to him in the past (two hour) (seven days) (year) are what you would expect to read in a good book.

    That makes sense to me - What happened to him is worth (being written about) in a thrilling novel.

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    Re: worthy of

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    2006, you don't think that works?
    The events that happened to him in the past (two hour) (seven days) (year) are what you would expect to read in a good book.

    That makes sense to me - What happened to him is worth (being written about) in a thrilling novel.
    Yes, now that you mentioned it, I can see it used that way also.

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    #5

    Cool Re: worthy of

    What about:

    Something so unusual happened to him that it could be told in a good thriller.

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    Re: worthy of

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    What about:

    Something so unusual happened to him that it could be told in a good thriller.
    OK, but not as good as: 'What happened to him is worthy of a best-selling thriller'

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