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Game is not worth the Candle (The)

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The effort is not worth making; the result will not pay for the trouble. (See Candle.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Galway Jury
Gam
Gama (g hard)
Gamaheu
Gamaliel
Gamboge
Game
Game
Game-leg
Game for a Spree
Game is not worth the Candle (The)
Game’s Afoot (The)
Gamelyn
Gammer (g hard)
Gammer Gurton’s Needle
Gammon (g hard)
Gammut, or Gamut (g hard)
Gamp (Mrs.)
Gamps and Harrises
Ganabim
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