English version

be worth something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe worth somethingbe worth somethingVALUE a) to have a value in money The house must be worth quite a lot of money now. One of the pictures is worth £50,000. Do you know how much the ring is worth? This art collection is worth a fortune (=worth a very large amount of money).be worth nothing/not be worth anything It’s a very old machine so I shouldn’t think it’s worth anything. b) to have money or possessions that have value I’ve heard that he’s worth over $2 million. The man who founded the company must be worth a fortune.Worth is not a verb. Do not say that something ‘worths’ something. worth
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