Meaning of “would not do sth for all the tea in China” in the English Dictionary

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"would not do sth for all the tea in China" in British English

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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)

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