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  • A big shot
  • A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • A life changing experience
  • A swarm in May is worth a load of hay
  • A volunteer is worth twenty pressed men
  • An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
  • At all costs
  • Because I'm worth it ( L'Oreal advertising slogan )
  • Big cheese
  • Big fish in a small pool ( someone considered influential compared to their less significant peers )
  • Big noise
  • Big shot
  • Big time
  • Big wheel
  • Big white chief
  • Big wig ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Bigger fish to fry
  • Burning issue
  • Cut above the rest
  • Earth shattering
  • For what it's worth
  • Fort Worthless ( Nickname of Fort Worth Texas )
  • Get your money's worth
  • Golden rule
  • Got bigger fish to fry
  • History in the making
  • Hold the field ( - remain the most important )
  • Hot button issue
  • If a job is worth doing it is worth doing well
  • If it ain't Stiff it ain't worth a f*ck ( Stiff Records advertising slogan )
  • It's not worth crying over spilt milk
  • Little tin god
  • Make great play of
  • Make history
  • Matter of life and death
  • Milk it for all it's worth
  • Mission critical
  • More than my job's worth
  • Must win game
  • Not to be sneezed at
  • Not worth a hill of beans
  • Not worth a plugged nickel
  • Not worth a tinker's dam ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Not worth the candle
  • Not worth the paper it's printed on
  • On the front burner
  • One to remember
  • One volunteer is worth ten pressed men
  • Perfume worth 9 guineas an ounce ( Camay Soap advertising slogan )
  • Pride of place
  • Progress is our most important product ( General Electric advertising slogan )
  • Self important
  • Sixpence worth of Heaven ( Cadbury's Flake advertising slogan )
  • Splashed across the front page
  • The Gold Standard
  • The Importance Of Being Earnest ( Oscar Wilde book )
  • The Importance of Being Ernest ( play by Oscar Wilde )
  • The great and the good
  • The main event
  • The unexamined life is not worth living ( philosophical opinion by Socrates )
  • Too big for your boots
  • Too big for your britches
  • Top priority
  • Two cents worth
  • Wake up and smell the coffee
  • Was she worth it ( Bingo call for number fifty six )
  • Where the rubber meets the road ( where the important facts or realities lie )
  • World Heritage Site
  • Worth a guinea a box ( Beecham's Pills advertising slogan )
  • Worth one's weight in gold
  • You're the man

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