not worth one's salt

никчемный, не стоящий того, чтобы ему платили

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • worth one’s salt — mod. worth (in productivity) what it costs to keep one. □ We decided that you are worth your salt, and you can stay on as office clerk. □ Youre not worth your salt. Pack up! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 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 team did… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hardly worth one's salt — not expedient, inadvisable, not worthwhile …   English contemporary dictionary

  • salt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. salinize; season; pickle, brine, drysalt, preserve, souse. See preservation, store. salt away II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Tasting of salt] Syn. alkaline, saline, briny; see salty . 2. [Preserved… …   English dictionary for students

  • salt — salt1 saltlike, adj. /sawlt/, n. 1. a crystalline compound, sodium chloride, NaCl, occurring as a mineral, a constituent of seawater, etc., and used for seasoning food, as a preservative, etc. 2. table salt mixed with a particular herb or… …   Universalium

  • Worth — adj. & n. predic.adj. (governing a noun like a preposition) 1 of a value equivalent to (is worth pound50; is worth very little). 2 such as to justify or repay; deserving; bringing compensation for (worth doing; not worth the trouble). 3… …   Useful english dictionary

  • worth — worth1 W2S1 [wə:θ US wə:rθ] prep [: Old English; Origin: weorth worthy, of a particular value ] 1.) be worth sth a) to have a value in money ▪ The house must be worth quite a lot of money now. ▪ One of the pictures is worth £50,000. ▪ Do you know …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Salt in the Bible — The role of salt in the Bible is relevant to understanding Hebrew society during the Old Testament and New Testament periods. Salt is a necessity of life and was a mineral that was used since ancient times in many cultures as a seasoning, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Salt Lake City Weekly — 175px City Weekly s Best of Utah 04 Type Alternative weekly Format Tabloid Owner Copperfield Publishing, Inc. Publisher Jim Rizzi Editor …   Wikipedia

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