[Vocabulary] I'm writing this email to tell you what I believe for what's worthwhile buying."

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"You asked my opinion about buying an electronic device. So, I'm writing this email to tell you what I believe for what's worthwhile buying."
Is the preposition "for"correct or should we use "about"?
 

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Re: I'm writing this email to tell you what I believe for what's worthwhile buying."

"You asked my opinion about buying an electronic device. So, I'm writing this email to tell you what I believe for what's worthwhile buying."
Is the preposition "for"correct or should we use "about"?

For is wrong, about is right. But it's wordy. It would be more natural to say something like:

- So I'm writing to tell you what I believe is worthwhile buying. (The reader knows it's an email.)
- So I'm writing to tell you what's worth buying. (The reader should assume you believe it.)
- I'll tell you what I think is worth buying.
- Here's what's worth buying. (Again, the reader understands that it's what you think.)
- Here's what I'd buy.
 
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