In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1it could be worth your while to make a friend of him — te convendría hacerte amigo suyo
- it doesn't make the trip worth his while — no le vale la pena / no le compensa hacer el viaje
- it's not worth my while going into town for that — no me vale la pena / me compensa ir al centro para eso
- you keep an eye on him, and I'll make it worth your while — tú vigílalo, que yo ya te compensaré
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