worth its weight in gold

worth its weight in gold

Fig. very valuable. This book is worth its weight in gold. Oh, Bill. You're wonderful. You're worth your weight in gold.
See also: gold, weight, worth
References in classic literature ?
Requesting Phoebe to roast some coffee,--which she casually observed was the real Mocha, and so long kept that each of the small berries ought to be worth its weight in gold,--the maiden lady heaped fuel into the vast receptacle of the ancient fireplace in such quantity as soon to drive the lingering dusk out of the kitchen.
is worth its weight in gold in keeping us focused on the "nitty-gritty" of contemporary issues.
A trove of tiny organisms fossilized in resin, including this Phoridae fly a few millimeters long, is worth its weight in gold, say the paleontologists who found the rare bounty in the western Amazonian basin.
A strong window lock could therefore be worth its weight in gold.
Any experiment worth its weight in gold mustard should be easily repeatable.
Despite the knocks that committees have taken since time immemorial, and the difficulties that those lone wolves among us have in working within such a structure, when all is said and done a well organized and focused committee is worth its weight in gold.
com wanted to find a special way to send a message of love that was worth its weight in gold," announced Laurie Hudson, President of Jewelry.
That's something that's worth its weight in gold in this economic climate.
The SOC system is worth its weight in gold and has played a significant role in guaranteeing flight safety and operation control for our airline and our valued passengers," said Mr.