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more trouble than it's worth

(also not worth the trouble) informal If something is more trouble than it's ​worth or is not ​worth the trouble, it is not ​important or ​useful enough to make an ​effort doing it: It's more trouble than it's ​worth to take it back to the ​shop and ​ask for a ​replacement. It's not worth the trouble ofapplying for that ​job. You have no ​chance of getting it.
(Definition of more trouble than it's worth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “more trouble than it's worth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不值得费力去做, 不值得这么麻烦…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不值得費力去做, 不值得這麼麻煩…
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