for all someone is worth

idiom

: as much as possible or with as much effort as possible
He was fighting for all he was worth.
I ran for all I was worth.

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“For all someone is worth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20all%20someone%20is%20worth. Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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