- 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.
(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,