be worth its/(one's) weight in gold

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be worth its/(one's) weight in gold

To be very valuable, important, or useful. When you're in a foreign country, you'll find that a reliable translator is worth his weight in gold. A computer system that didn't crash all the time would be worth its weight in gold around here!
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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.
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be worth your (or its) weight in gold

be extremely useful or helpful.
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be ˌworth your/its ˌweight in ˈgold

be very useful or valuable: My assistant is worth her weight in gold.
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