they are not worth the time

  • OlivierG

    Senior Member
    France / Français
    So, maybe
    "C'est du temps perdu",
    "ça n'en vaut pas la peine" (ils/elles n'en valent pas la peine)
    or (colloquial)
    "ça ne vaut pas le coup" ? (ils/elles ne valent pas le coup)

    I don't know whether "they" is part of the idiom or refers to several items.