for what it's worth

for what it’s worth mainly spoken phrase
used when you are telling someone something and you are not sure how useful it is. This is sometimes shown in emails as FWIW

For what it’s worth, I don’t think we can do anymore until we get more training.

Thesaurus: ways of saying that something has little or no valuesynonym
Main entry: worth

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for what it's worth
— used to say that you are not sure how helpful something you are about to say will be

For what it's worth, I don't think your dad meant to insult you.

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Main Entry:worth

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for ˌwhat it's ˈworth idiom
(informal) used to emphasize that what you are saying is only your own opinion or suggestion and may not be very helpful

I prefer this colour, for what it's worth.

Main entry:worthidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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