worth one's salt

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Englisch - Englisch
Competent or adept

Any doctor worth his salt should be able to correctly diagnose the illness.

worth one's weight in salt
worth one's salt
worth your salt
(deyim) Good at your job

Any accountant worth their salt should be aware of the latest changes in taxation.

be worth one's salt
be worth one's salary or wages (from the Roman custom of paying soldiers with salt)
hardly worth one's salt
not expedient, inadvisable, not worthwhile
worth one's salt

    Silbentrennung

    Worth one's SALT

    Türkische aussprache

    wırth wʌnz sôlt

    Aussprache

    /ˈwərᴛʜ ˈwənz ˈsôlt/ /ˈwɜrθ ˈwʌnz ˈsɔːlt/

    Etymologie

    () From the Roman practice of paying wages in the form of bags of salt.

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