it isn't worth the trouble

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it isn't worth the trouble

Something is not important, useful, or beneficial enough to justify the effort or difficulty required (to do something). With how much it will cost to get this car to run again, why fix it? It isn't worth the trouble. A: "Why don't you apply to some community service projects during the summer vacation?" B: "Eh, it isn't worth the trouble."
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It isn't worth the trouble.

Don't bother. It isn't worth it. Tom: Shall I wrap all this stuff back up? Mary: No. It's not worth the trouble. Just stuff it in a paper bag. Jane: Do you want me to try to save this little bit of cake? John: Oh, no! It's not worth the trouble. I'll just eat it.
See also: trouble, worth