for all you are worth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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for all you are worth

informal If you do something for all you are worth, you put a lot of ​effort into it: We ​pushed the ​car for all we were worth, but we still couldn't get it ​started.
(Definition of for all you are worth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “for all you are worth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拼命, 全力以赴…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拼命, 全力以赴…
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