not be worth a fig


not be worth a fig
(not) be worth a fig old-fashioned to not be important or useful.

She's just an ignorant old busybody and her opinions aren't worth a fig.


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  • fig — fig1 /fig/, n. 1. any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Ficus, of the mulberry family, esp. a small tree, F. carica, native to southwestern Asia, bearing a turbinate or pear shaped fruit that is eaten fresh, preserved, or dried. 2. the fruit… …   Universalium

  • fig — 1 noun (C) 1 a soft sweet fruit with a lot of small seeds, often eaten dried, or the tree on which this fruit grows 2 BrE not care/not give a fig (for sth) to not be concerned or interested in something at all 3 not worth a fig of no value 2 1… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • worth one's salt — {adj. phr.} Being a good worker, or a productive person; worth what you cost. * /Mr. Brown showed that he was worth his salt as a salesman when he got the highest sales record for the year./ Often used with not or hardly . * /When the basketball… …   Dictionary of American idioms