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a dime's worthAn insignificant amount.Rate it:

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not worth a dimeWorthless, lacking in value.Rate it:

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate it:

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drop a dimeTo make a phone call, usually means calling the police to report another's activities.Rate it:

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Yankee dimeA kiss.Rate it:

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dime a dozenSo common as to be practically worthless.Rate it:

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get off the dimetake some action; make progressRate it:

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in for a dime, in for a dollarAmericanised form of in for a penny, in for a pound.1983, Allen Drury, Decision, p. 356:In for a dime, in for a dollar, he thought crazily, and said what he had to say in a voice he forced to stay level and calm.1998, Ellen Miller, Like Being Killed, p. 47:In for a dime, in for a dollar. I whispered to Gerry, Rate it:

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nickel and dimeSmall time; operating on a small scale; involving small amounts of money; petty or cheap.Rate it:

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nickel-and-dimeAlternative spelling of nickel and dime.Rate it:

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stop on a dimeTo stop dead; stop suddenly.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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a bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt is preferable to have a small but certain advantage than a mere potential of a greater one.Rate it:

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a picture is worth a thousand wordsAlternative form of a picture paints a thousand words.Rate it:

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all one's life's worthA momentous matter; a very serious risk; a difficult task or situation.Rate it:

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for all one is worthIntensely, vigorously, with as much effort as one can supply.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthIn a transaction, to receive a good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended.Rate it:

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get one's money's worthTo derive satisfaction from an experience or occurrence; to have one's expectations or hopes fulfilled.Rate it:

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money's worthA good or service which is considered to be of a value equal to or greater than the amount of money expended for it.Rate it:

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money's worthSatisfaction.Rate it:

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money's worthRecompense or just deserts, especially as resulting from dealing with a perceived injury or injustice.Rate it:

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not worth a brass farthingWorth nothing or next to nothing.Rate it:

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not worth a plug nickelHaving no or almost no value; worthless.Rate it:

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not worth writing home aboutVariation on nothing to write home about.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you takeAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you takeAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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the screwing you get isn't worth the screwing you're going to getAlternative form of the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get.Rate it:

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tuppence worthOne's opinion or thoughts.Rate it:

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tuppence worthTwo pennys' worth.Rate it:

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two pennies' worthOne's opinion or thoughts.Rate it:

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worth a Jew's eyeof high value.Rate it:

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worth every pennyCompletely worthwhile.Rate it:

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worth its weight in goldHighly valuable.Rate it:

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worth one's saltCompetent or adept.Rate it:

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worth one's whileGood and important enough for one to spend time, effort, or money on.Rate it:

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worth the riskThe benefit of the success is more valuable than the problems caused by the potential loss.Rate it:

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worth waiting forwaiting pays offRate it:

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your blood's worth bottlingA form of praise or admiration.Rate it:

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doubting debbiesomeone who always see's the negativeRate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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read to filth (or) read for filthBasically to scold, or to get called out on something; to reprimand, to degrade, to cuss out, to correct, to set them straight, to tell them what's what & who's who.Rate it:

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acid testA rigorous test or appraisal of the quality or worth of something.Rate it:

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ancient historyThat which happened a long time ago and not worth discussing any more.Rate it:

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you can put lipstick on a pig, but it is still a pigYou can try to change something or one's outward appearance, but it will not change the inward appearance. Even if you put lipstick on a pig, it will always roll in mud and grunt.Rate it:

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bird in the handShortened form of "a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush".Rate it:

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bite the big oneo break down; to be impossible to repair or not worth repairing.Rate it:

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bucket of boltsA piece of machinery that is not worth more than its scrap value, often of old cars.Rate it:

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