it's well worth it


it's well worth it
(it's well) worth it 1. it is useful or important.

Writing the book is a lot of work, and there are times when Hart wonders if the effort is worth it.

If you want to have a good time traveling, it's well worth it to spend time reading guidebooks before you go.

2. it is rewarding despite the difficulties involved.

It was a long climb up the hill, but the view from the top was worth it.

Even though he knows that love can hurt, he still believes it's well worth it.


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