would not do sth for all the tea in China Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

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would not do sth for all the tea in China

old-fashioned used to say that nothing could ​persuade you to do something: I wouldn't take that ​job for all the tea in ​China.
(Definition of would not do sth for all the tea in China from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “would not do sth for all the tea in China”
in Chinese (Simplified) 绝对不做,无论如何都不做…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絕對不做,無論如何都不做…
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