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    #1

    As regards the expense involved, it is of no concern to him.

    As regards the expense involved, it is of no concern to him.

    it is of no concern to him = it is not related to him or it is not his expense ?

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    #2

    Re: As regards the expense involved, it is of no concern to him.

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    Regarding the expense involved, it is of no concern to him.

    it is of no concern to him = he doesn't care
    He doesn't care what it costs. He'll pay anything. He's not concerned about the expense.

    A common expression: money is no object.


    [I edit copy and have tutored college writing.]

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    #3

    Re: As regards the expense involved, it is of no concern to him.

    Is involved adjective here ?

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    #4

    Re: As regards the expense involved, it is of no concern to him.

    Hello,
    I'm sorry for poking my nose into the thread;

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    He doesn't care what it costs. He'll pay anything. He's not concerned about the expense.

    A common expression: money is no object.


    [I edit copy and have tutored college writing.]
    But I have few question too ...

    Does it really imply that he will pay the cost ??
    How to say that it isn't his matter, that is, he doesn't deal with the expenses (using concern )
    I find it a very ambiguous sentence.
    What about :
    It is no concern of his;
    Cheers;
    Last edited by Jaskin; 14-Feb-2009 at 16:30.

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    #5

    Re: As regards the expense involved, it is of no concern to him.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaskin View Post
    Hello,
    I'm sorry for poking my nose into the thread;


    But I have few question too ...

    Does it really imply that he will pay the cost ??
    How to say that it isn't his matter, that is, he doesn't deal with the expenses (using concern )
    I find it a very ambiguous sentence.
    What about :
    It is no concern of his;
    Cheers;
    Yes, 'no concern of his' would suggest that he doesn't care how much it costs, because he is not going to pay for it. 'No concern to him' however means what Charlie said it means.

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