Meaning of “not worth the paper sth is printed/written on” in the English Dictionary

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"not worth the paper sth is printed/written on" in British English

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not worth the paper sth is printed/written on

If a document or agreement is not worth the paper it is written/printed on, it is of very little value.

(Definition of “not worth the paper sth is printed/written on” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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