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The article is worth reading over and over again.

Most dictionaries see "worth" as an adjective, but in practice, it is almost always followed by a noun or a gerund. IMHO, I think it's better classified as a prep. What do you think? Thanks.
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I am not so sure that dictionaries classify worthas an adjective. Preposition it is. Emotion: smile
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I think Angliholic’s question is a valid & interesting one that deserves some attention & discussion. Not so surprisingly many dictionaries do classify ‘worth’ as an adjective including Gage Canadian, Oxford Advanced Leaner’s, WordNet, American Heritage, Kernerman, Cambridge Learner’s, Encarta and etc. Many grammar/usage books do treat ‘worth’ as adjective including Fowler’s, Pence et. al., Swan & etc. Webster’s and Dictionary.com seem to be the few that have it as a preposition &/or an adjective.

No doubt ‘worth’ is one of those few adjectives that can only be used predicatively and with the force of a preposition. Another one I can think of is ‘afraid’.
I think Angliholic’s question is a valid & interesting one that deserves some attention & discussion. Not so surprisingly many dictionaries do classify ‘worth’ as an adjective including Gage Canadian, Oxford Advanced Leaner’s, WordNet, American Heritage, Kernerman, Cambridge Learner’s, Encarta and etc. Many grammar/usage books do treat ‘worth’ as adjective including Fowler’s, Pence et. al., Swan & etc. Webster’s and Dictionary.com seem to be the few that have it as a preposition &/or an adjective.

No doubt ‘worth’ is one of those few adjectives that can only be used predicatively and with the force of a preposition. Another one I can think of is ‘afraid’.