Meaning of “for all you are worth” in the English Dictionary

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"for all you are worth" in British English

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for all you are worth


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)

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