Is it natural and correct to to say something is worth its money when I want to say that I got my money worth from that? For example:

The tablet works really good. It's worth its money.

If it doesn't sound good, how would you communicate the message?

  • I would say 'worth the money'. Commented Mar 10, 2020 at 22:20

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Both literally and idiomatically, it would be incorrect to say that the tablet 'possesses' the money it costs to buy it.

It would be more appropriate to say

It's worth its price

Or, as Kate says in their comment:

It's worth the money

In the second phrase what's really being said is

It's worth the money [it costs to buy it]

but we can drop the latter part.

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