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worthwhile cause

Something that deserves time, attention, or funding. A: "Do you want to donate to my marathon team? I'm trying to raise money for cancer research." B: "Sure, that's a worthwhile cause."
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Across the UK, average ratings across the four measures of personal well-being in the financial year ending 2016 were: 7.7 out of 10 for life satisfaction, 7.8 out of 10 for feeling that what you do in life is worthwhile, 7.5 out of 10 for happiness and 2.9 out of 10 for anxiety.
Gaining wisdom and living a moral life also made it to the top 10 requirements for a worthwhile life, and were rated as being more important than being respected.
But, as Clark Griswold told us, nothing worthwhile ever is.
"All the hard work has been worthwhile, but let me say I am ever so sorry you haven't made the grand final this year."
Information on predictors of patients' perceptions of the smallest worthwhile effect of intervention is scarce.
He said the pounds 97,000 bill represents 10p for every citizen of Birmingham, which is worthwhile when considering the economic spin offs that foreign partners can bring.
90 or 95%) as well as the degree of overlap between confidence limits and the smallest worthwhile effect.
1), Rosemary Ruether notes: "As anti-immigrant leaders today fume that 'we are being invaded' by Mexicans, it is worthwhile remembering who invaded whom." One also hopes that these same anti-immigrant leaders will remember the words of a captain in Gen.
(What rhymes with Issey Miyake?) But even with extras, fans will be hard-pressed to scrape together a worthwhile full-length disc.
I was luckier than most young lawyers in private practice in having roughly half my work be for clients with interesting and worthwhile causes, but that did leave the other half.
Knowledgeably offering listeners a complete and instructive guide through the "hidden wisdom" contained within the scrolls, and how their ancient truths applies to the world of today (including some amazing prophecies), Hidden Wisdom is very highly recommended and worthwhile for students and the general public with an interest in these 2,000 year old texts and their contribution to our understanding of Judaism and Israel in the time of Jesus.
Coaching Football Successfully is more than a worthwhile addition to your library; it's a proven game plan to building a championship-caliber football team.