for all it's worth


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for all it's worth

Whether or not it's significant or useful. Said of a statement that one acknowledges may not be considered helpful by the listener. For all it's worth, I think you should confront your boss if you're unhappy with how he's treating you.
See also: all, worth
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for all it's worth

 and for what(ever) it's worth
if it has any value. (Usually implies lack of confidence.) My idea—for all it's worth—is to offer them only $300. Here is my thinking, for whatever it's worth. Ask her to give us her opinion, for what it's worth.
See also: all, worth
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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