it's more than my job's worth(redirected from more than my job's worth)
it's more than my job's worth
What you are requesting is not worth the risk of losing my job. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Look, I wish I could pull some strings to get you a job here, but it's more than my job's worth.
more than your job's worthnot worth risking your job for.
This phrase has given rise to the term Jobsworth , which is applied to the kind of person, usually a minor official, who says ‘it's more than my job's worth’ as a way of justifying an insistence on petty rules, even at the expense of common sense.