2011년 9월 8일 목요일

Dic: have something to show for one's efforts

  • I'm nearly 31 and it's about time I had something to show for my time in my job.
  • All those years of hard work, and nothing to show for it! 
  • She tried her best to make the business work, but now all she had to show for her effort was a huge debt.
20. PHRASE : have inflects, PHR n If you have something to show for your efforts, you have achieved something as a result of what you have done.

(have) something, nothing, etc. to show for something (to have) something, nothing, etc. as a result of something

have something to show for something to be the result of your effort.

.... Cobuild, OALD, 

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