Idiom for the day: Cake’s not worth the candle

Cake’s not worth the candle
If someone says that the cake’s not worth the candle, they mean that the result will not be worth the effort put in to achieve it.
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4 responses to “Idiom for the day: Cake’s not worth the candle

  1. In my country, we say the horse is not worth saddle. This I think is same meaning.

  2. Can anyone give an example for that idiom cuz um Arabian and i wanna know this idiom as well

    • Let’s see.

      He’s such a snob, even if you tried your hardest to be his friend, he won’t even remember your name at the end of the day. Trust me, the cake’s not worth the candle.

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