Definición de worth en inglés:

worth

Saltos de línea: worth
Pronunciación: /wəːθ
 
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adjetivo

[predic.]
  • 1Equivalent in value to the sum or item specified: jewellery worth £450 was taken
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    • Each authority will end up with separate contracts and their total value will be worth more than £100m a year.
    • However, the modern Dutch cow creamer is worth one-tenth the value of an 18th century English one.
    • Then, one barrel of oil was worth the equivalent of $80 in today's terms.
  • 1.1Having income or property amounting to a specified sum: she is worth £10 million
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    • So you are saying that a human life is worth a specific amount of money?
    • If you're worth that amount of money, you tell people what you really think.
    • Let's just put that into perspective for a second Chelsea are a team who are made up of several international and high value players worth millions.
  • 2Sufficiently good, important, or interesting to be treated or regarded in the way specified: the museums in the district are well worth a visit it’s hard work juggling a job with a baby, but it’s worth it
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    • Their websites in themselves are quite interesting and worth a visit.
    • They only wanted one segment from New Zealand and had chosen me as the only character here interesting enough to be worth filming.
    • An ancient Jain Temple and a temple of Har-Gauri are important spots worth seeing.
  • 2.1Used to suggest that the specified course of action may be advisable: the company’s service schemes are worth checking out
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    • As the banks vary these extras from one year to the next, it is worth checking that cover is in place for driving on the continent.
    • Is it worth paying thousands of pounds for a small triangle of land?
    • Is it worth setting up an elaborate structure without knowing the commercial value of its intended output?

sustantivo

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  • 2The amount that could be achieved or produced in a specified time: the companies have debts greater than two years' worth of their sales
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    • I'm back from my vacation and just spent the last hour or two catching up on a week's worth of Power Line.
    • One even had a year's worth of transactions with account numbers from a cash machine in Illinois.
    • To get a decent sense of the trend, calculate at least two years' worth of quarterly inventory sales numbers.

Frases

for all someone is worth

informal As energetically or enthusiastically as someone can: he thumps the drums for all he’s worth
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  • Let him not worry if he cannot avoid killing the snake, but try for all he is worth to overcome the anger and ill-will of men by his patient endeavour as a first step towards cultivating universal love.
  • Just when things look darkest, there is a glimmer of hope, and the good guy decides he is going to fight for all he is worth to get what he wants.
  • Haircuts have always been something my son is extremely resistive to that he tends to fight for all he is worth.

for what it is worth

Used to emphasize that one is offering a suggestion or opinion without making a claim to its validity: for what it’s worth, she’s very highly thought of abroad
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  • My own opinion, for what it is worth, is that Ethel was almost certainly guilty.
  • My advice, for what it is worth, is that you should confine yourself to telling the story, entering the minds of the leading characters from time to time, and telling us what they are thinking and feeling.
  • I know there will be a good many people who will say I'm not right, but for what it is worth, I tell you I'm not wrong either.

worth one's salt

see salt.

worth one's while (or worth while)

see while.

Origen

Old English w(e)orth (adjective and noun), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch waard and German wert.

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