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01. His car is [worth] about $80,000.
02. Don't cheat on the test; it's not [worth] it if you get caught.
03. He had an old coin that he thought was valuable, but actually it was [worthless] because it was in such bad condition.
04. When he dies, he is going to leave his millions to some [worthy] cause.
05. My girlfriend's grandfather died, and she inherited his house, which is [worth] at least half a million dollars.
06. Could I have ten dollars [worth] of shrimp please?
07. I don't know why he spends so much time on his car. No stupid car is [worth] all the effort he puts into his.
08. Author Tom Robbins once said that there are many things [worth] living for, there are a few things [worth] dying for, but there is nothing [worth] killing for.
09. Franklin P. Jones once said that love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride [worthwhile].
10. Ashleigh Brilliant once joked that according to the latest official figures, 43% of all statistics are totally [worthless].
11. There is a Chinese proverb which states that to have saved one human life is [worth] more than to build a pagoda seven stories high.
12. There is a French proverb which observes that we know the true [worth] of a thing when we have lost it.
13. Sinclair Lewis once said that advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are [worthless].
14. In 1986, a guard in an armored car was killed when $50,000 [worth] of quarters fell on him.
15. Just 20 seconds' [worth] of fuel remained when Apollo 11's lunar module landed on the moon.
16. It takes 3,000 cows to supply a single season's [worth] of footballs for the National Football League.
17. The world's most valuable Barbie doll is [worth] $82,870, and wears a total of 22 carats of diamonds.
18. A proverb from Laos tells us that a tray full of money is not [worth] a mind full of knowledge.
19. Doing volunteer work is a very [worthwhile] way of using your time; you can help people, and gain work experience.
20. Simone Weil once stated that a science which does not bring us nearer to God is [worthless].
21. Someone once joked, "Income taxes could be a lot worse; suppose we had to pay on what we think we're [worth]."
22. Jim Lukaszewski once noted that a picture may be [worth] one thousand words, but a good story is [worth] ten thousand pictures.

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