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English definition of “worth your salt”

worth your salt

good at your job : Any accountant worth their salt should be aware of the latest changes in taxation .Efficient and effective Grammar:Worth or worthwhile?Worth and worthwhile are adjectives.
(Definition of worth your salt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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