It's no use trying to lift the safe on your own. You need somebody to help you.

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Tan Elaine

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It's no use trying to lift the safe on your own. You need somebody to help you.

Is the sentence OK? Thanks.
 

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:up: - so long as it means 'Don't bother trying. You just won't be able to do it' - which is what no use means here.

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How about the following sentence? Is it also correct?
It's no use in trying to lift the safe on your own. You need somebody to help you.
 

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No. Adding 'in' makes the sentence incorrect.
 

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As an NES but not a teacher, I believe "in" would work in the context of "There's no harm in trying to ..........", although not in the current context.

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Or There's no point in trying...
 

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Thanks, actually I have consulted "no use" in my dictionary and seen the sentence:
There is no use in crying about your broken bike.
 
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That's not the same as 'It's no use in trying...'
 
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