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"Do not overlook the worth of the person who worth you most."

Or,

"Do not overlook the worth of the person who worths you most."

I wanted to say, the person for whom you are worthy and important most.

I'm not sure of if the use of the word and sentence and grammatically is it ok? and says what I want to say?

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I think you mean:

Don't overlook the worth of the person who values you the most.

"Worth" isn't a verb.

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I'd preserve the flow of the original sentence: Don't overlook the value of the person who values you the most. –  helix Apr 25 at 18:21

@Chenmunka's close, but actually, I think you mean:

Don't overlook the esteem of the person who values you the most.

Both @Chenmunka's sentence (with "worth of the person") and @helix's correction ("the value of the person") refer to the esteem in which "you" hold them, not the esteem in which they hold you.

That is, if you mean "Consider the source. If you think highly of someone, then don't discount it if they think highly of you." then, yes:

Don't overlook the worth of the person who values you the most

is close to what you want (but "overlook" is problematic).

If, however, you mean, "Don't discount the good opinion of someone holds of you just because they hold such a high opinion of you", then

Don't overlook the esteem of the person who values you the most.

is what you want.

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Excellent point! I originally thought the same as Chenmuka, but it's entirely possible the OP could mean this. Thanks for mentioning it! +1 –  WendiKidd Apr 25 at 19:48

As noted in other answers, 'worth' is not a verb, and the verb you most likely want to use here is 'value'. But with that aside, it looks like you're asking specifically about the verb conjugation in this expression, rather than the choice of word.

In that respect, the correct expression would be:

Do not overlook the worth of the person who values you most.

This is because in this sentence 'value' is being used as a third person verb. In English, regular verbs such as 'value' are typically conjugated with an 's' or 'es' at the end in the singular third person form (but not others).

Here is the Conjugation of 'value' and a useful website for checking other verbs' conjugations.

I hope that helps.

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