Is this sentence correct?
If I didn't want it, it would mean that I wasn't normal.
Thanks in advance.
Sep 20, 2018 5:57 PM
Answers · 4
Hi Hamid, your entry is grammatically correct, but it sounds a bit strange, although I’m not sure why. In the same context it would be more common to say “Not wanting it would be unusual/strange/inhuman.”
September 20, 2018
The sentence seems to carry a dramatizing factor that I'd like to point out:
If I don't want it, then there's something not normal about me. (Because the thing inquestion is SO desirable)
The most colloquial way I can think of representing this idea is through this sentence:
"I'd have to be crazy to not want it."
But normally people would set the expression outside of themselves in a more general manner like this:
"You'd have to be crazy to not want that."