Saturday and Sunday`s – thought for the weekend


If something is worth doing, it’s worth doing well

The English language has some great “sayings” that are small lessons for life in general.

“If something is worth doing, it’s worth doing well” is one of these

So what does it mean?

At times we feel an obligation to do something ( iron a shirt, wash the car, paint a room, give positive time to our kids etc etc) and we often leave it to the last moment and then don’t always do it well:

  • the sleeves on the shirt are still a bit wrinkled.
  • the bottom of the car doors are still a little muddy when the water dries.
  • the paint on the door has got a few bristles on it from the paintbrush
  • sitting in front of the TV with the kids is nice but not a positive experience that they are going to remember.

The expression “…… , it’s worth doing well” means that when you decide that you are going to ┬ádo something then make an effort to do it in a way that makes you (and others) feel good after.

For more English language expressions and vocabulary go to Vocabulary Index