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worth its weight in gold

This page is about the idiom worth its weight in gold

Meaning

If something is worth its weight in gold, it's extremely valuable or extremely useful.

For example

  • Your grandmother's stories are worth their weight in gold, so you should try to record them or write them down.

  • A personal recommendation from someone like Professor Clark is worth its weight in gold. You'll be able to get a job anywhere you like with that.

Quick Quiz

James says the one thing in life that's worth its weight in gold is

a. a good education

b. a gold necklace

c. a life sentence

Idiom of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey