English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "worth"

Don't cheat on the test; it's not worth it if you get caughtHis car is worth about $80,000.

Don't cheat on the test; it's not worth it if you get caught.

He had an old coin that he thought was valuable, but actually it was worthless because it was in such bad condition.

When he dies, he is going to leave his millions to some worthy cause.

My girlfriend's grandfather died, and she inherited his house, which is worth at least half a million dollars.

Could I have ten dollars worth of shrimp please?

I don't know why he spends so much time on his car. No stupid car is worth all the effort he puts into his.

Author Tom Robbins once said that there are many things worth living for, there are a few things worth dying for, but there is nothing worth killing for.

Franklin P. Jones once said that love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.

Ashleigh Brilliant once joked that according to the latest official figures, 43% of all statistics are totally worthless.

There is a Chinese proverb which states that to have saved one human life is worth more than to build a pagoda seven stories high.

There is a French proverb which observes that we know the true worth of a thing when we have lost it.

Sinclair Lewis once said that advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.

In 1986, a guard in an armored car was killed when $50,000 worth of quarters fell on him.

Just 20 seconds' worth of fuel remained when Apollo 11's lunar module landed on the moon.

It takes 3,000 cows to supply a single season's worth of footballs for the National Football League.

The world's most valuable Barbie doll is worth $82,870, and wears a total of 22 carats of diamonds.

A proverb from Laos tells us that a tray full of money is not worth a mind full of knowledge.

Doing volunteer work is a very worthwhile way of using your time; you can help people, and gain work experience.

Simone Weil once stated that a science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.

Someone once joked, Income taxes could be a lot worse; suppose we had to pay on what we think we're worth.

Jim Lukaszewski once noted that a picture may be worth one thousand words, but a good story is worth ten thousand pictures.

Discussion question: Is there anything in the world which you would consider worth dying for?


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