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30 / 06 / 2009

WORTH-2: meaning and examples

Good morning. I hope you like our "new look".

Today we continue our look at expressions with the adjective worth.

Today's 1st expression is: for all somebody is worth

Meaning: with a lot of effort, energy and determination.

Example 1:
He is studying for all he is worth. He really wants to pass that exam.

Today's 2nd expression is: for what it is worth

Meaning: used to emphasize that what you are saying is only your own opinion or suggestion and may not be very helpful.

Example 2:
My idea, for what it's worth, is to finish this project before we start the next one.


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