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Difference between Acquirement, Acquisition, Attainment and Accomplishment

Difference between For all it’s worth and For what it’s worth

for all it’s worth—

1. to the utmost of one’s power or ability:

  • Chris Reininger says the shark was huge and they were “fighting for all it’s worth.”

2. (in the phrase “milk something for all it’s worth”) exploit an opportunity, etc. to the full:

  • A cynic might state at this point that Ash has decided to milk this story for all it’s worth.

3. is used to imply that one may have doubts about the information he is offering:

  • If the art market is hot now, it’ll be hotter, and for all it’s worth, here are my predictions.

for what it’s worth— = for all it’s worth 3:

  • Oh, and for what it’s worth, I read the second paragraph as saying that white voters were unified in not wanting to vote for a black man.