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    Default for what is worth?

    "And I like that someone is working on news stories."
    "Well, for what is worth, I could really get behind a government that was in a cahoots conspiracy to shove your breasts in your face."

    Hi,
    what does mean "for what is worth" on here?

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    Default Re: for what is worth?

    Quote Originally Posted by layla0302 View Post
    "And I like that someone is working on news stories."
    "Well, for what is worth, I could really get behind a government that was in a cahoots conspiracy to shove your breasts in your face."

    Hi,
    what does mean "for what is worth" on here?
    It's actually "for what it's worth," and it means that what follows may or may not have any real use or value to the listener, but I'll say it anyways.

    "For what it's worth, I'm sorry I pushed you." (You may or may not find value in my apology, but I want to apologize anyways)
    "For what it's worth, I think you're a great person." (Maybe somebody else said you're a bad person, but I think you're good, and you may or may not believe me or value my opinion)

    (not a teacher, just a language lover)

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    Default Re: for what is worth?

    Quote Originally Posted by layla0302 View Post
    "And I like that someone is working on news stories."
    "Well, for what is worth, I could really get behind a government that was in a cahoots conspiracy to shove your breasts in your face."

    Hi,
    what does mean "for what is worth" on here?
    Your sentence is a bit strange. "In a conspiracy" and "in cahoots" mean approximately the same thing. So what is a "cahoots conspiracy"?

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