worth every penny


: worth the entire amount that was paid for something
Our vacation was expensive, but it was worth every penny.

Example Sentences

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“Worth every penny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worth%20every%20penny. Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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