Americanised 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,

Etymology:

  • Alteration of “in for a penny, in for a pound”, adapted to the denominations of the American currency. Nevertheless, “in for a penny, in for a pound” is used in the United States as well.
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für einen Cent, für einen Dollar

en una moneda de diez centavos, en un dólar

в за десять центов, за доллар

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