Idiom: Not worth the candle
If something's not worth the candle, it has no value or would be a waste of time and efffort.Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Cake's not worth the candle
- Bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
- Burn the candle at both ends
- Can't hold a candle
- Worth your salt
- Blood is worth bottling
- Worth a shot
- Not worth a red cent
- Not worth a tinker's dam
- Worth its weight in gold
- A picture is worth a thousand words
- An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
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