- 1.1 (equal in value to) to be worth valer* it's worth a lot more than I paid for it vale mucho más de lo que pagué por él it's a nice coat, but it isn't worth the money el abrigo es bonito, pero no como para pagar ese precio goods worth £5,000 were stolen robaron mercancías por valor de 5.000 libras she must be worth millions debe ser millonaria he was worth $20 million when he died cuando murió tenía una fortuna de 20 millones de dólares how much is it worth for me to keep quiet about it? ¿cuánto me dan por no decir nada? it's more than my job's worth to let you in estoy arriesgando el puesto si te dejo entrar she's worth ten of you vale diez veces más que tú it's worth nothing to me para mí no vale nada they ran for all they were worth corrieron con todas sus fuerzas or a más no poder for what it's worth por si sirve de algo this is my opinion, for what it's worth esta es mi opinión, si es que a alguien le interesa 1.2 (worthy of) the museum is worth a visit vale or merece la pena visitar el museo it's worth a try vale or merece la pena intentarlo it's well worth the risk bien vale or merece la pena correr el riesgo I don't think it's worth waiting for her any longer creo que no vale la pena esperarla más it might be worth checking whether they've received it convendría comprobar si lo han recibido it's not worth the trouble o the effort no vale or no merece la pena molestarse that's worth knowing es bueno saberlo don't argue with them, it isn't worth it no discutas con ellos, no vale or no merece la pena don't let him upset you, he isn't worth it no te amargues por él, no vale la pena it's not worth my while going into town for that no me vale la pena or me compensa ir al centro para eso it could be worth your while to make a friend of him te convendría hacerte amigo suyo you keep an eye on him, and I'll make it worth your while tú vigílalo, que yo ya te compensaré it doesn't make the trip worth his while no le vale la pena or no le compensa hacer el viaje if a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well [set phrase/frase hecha] si se hace un trabajo, hay que hacerlo bien
Junta Autonómica is the name given to the governments of Spain's autonomous regions, with the exception of Catalonia and Valencia's Generalitat and Galicia's Xunta.
- 1.1 (equivalent) $2,000 dollars' worth of furniture muebles por valor de 2.000 dólares three years' worth of hard work tres años de duro trabajo 1.2 (of thing) valor (masculine); (of person) valía (feminine) to prove one's worth demostrar* su ( or mi etc) valía the car proved its worth on the long journey en ese largo viaje nos dimos cuenta de lo bueno que era el cocheMore example sentences
More example sentences
- In total, I had technically lost nearly four hundred dollars worth of money.
- Printing up trillions of dollars' worth of new money was bound to have an effect.
- There's more than half-a-million pounds' worth of prize money for these first three races.
- Given the context of a man seemingly re-evaluating his sense of inner worth, how does he feel now about his music having been used in car adverts?
- It takes years to build up your image and esteem to the point where the your inner sense of worth meets your outer sense.
- We have always tried to make her see that the inner worth of people is what is important, not the expensive trappings on the outside.