it's not worth it

it's not worth it

1. Some action is not justified because it will not elicit a valuable or positive enough response. Mom can be so volatile, that's why I'm always hesitant to call her. I mean, if she's going to start yelling at me, then it's not worth it to me.
2. Some thing is not as valuable or important as someone thinks. A: "Oh my gosh, I'm so sorry I spilled wine on your rug! I'll pay to have it cleaned!" B: "Oh, this old thing? Please, it's not worth it."
See also: not, worth
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