worth it

(it's well) worth it

1. it is useful or important Writing the book is a lot of work, and there are times when Hart wonders if the effort is worth it. If you want to have a good time traveling, it's well worth it to spend time reading guidebooks before you go.
2. it is rewarding despite the difficulties involved It was a long climb up the hill, but the view from the top was worth it. Even though he knows that love can hurt, he still believes it's well worth it.
See also: worth
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That may or may not be true, but the point is whether this stuff is worth it to Americans.
There are some hurdles to overcome, but it's worth it in the end.
What's more, fewer students than ever say that taking out college loans was worth it.
what will happen when people decide it's not worth it and won't go to college at all?
Sometimes the time and effort needed to recover your money is not worth it.
As it turned out, the merchandise given as a gift wasn't worth it.
It's well worth it,''' said Councilman Dave Weaver, who, along with Mayor Rafi Manoukian and Councilman Frank Quintero, voted late Tuesday to hire the firm.
The transition from spender to saver to investor takes discipline, but the rewards are worth it.
It's commendable that so-called mature women can get starring roles in features, but when they are for films such as ``The Banger Sisters'' and ``Tadpole,' both out on DVD, you have to wonder if it's really worth it.
I think it's well worth it for him,'' Jackson said.
It's worth it to be at the Olympics, to be an Olympian, to be able to compete.
It doesn't always pay as much, but it's not worth it to do a movie just for the money.
But it's worth it because you've got to keep up with the times.
Anything we can do to help Joshua out will be worth it.
It is worth it because Ken Behring is so worth fighting against.