Meaning of not for all the tea in China in English:

not for all the tea in China

Translate not for all the tea in China into Spanish

phrase

informal
  • There is nothing at all that could induce one to do something.

    • ‘I wouldn't do that girl's job—not for all the tea in China’
    • ‘Even if you can't write for children, not for all the tea in China or every last drop of coffee in Starbucks.’
    • ‘The way I feel now, I would not for all the tea in China go back to the House of Commons - or the House of Lords.’
    • ‘Not for Mr Bradshaw, not for the Residents' Association, not for all the tea in China.’
    • ‘We can't do it without your help… not for all the tea in China.’
    • ‘And, when you think about it, they're new: that bright white LED is something you just couldn't have a few years ago, not for all the tea in China.’
    • ‘It has been around since the 1940s - perhaps influenced by the expression ‘I wouldn't do that, not for all the tea in China.’’