be worth while

be worth your while

if something is worth your while, you will get an advantage if you do it (often + doing sth) It's worth your while taking out travel insurance if you are going abroad.
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Many other food courts were available in the grounds; however, they were all very expensive, so it may be worth while taking a picnic, as a whole day needs to be put aside if everything is to be seen.