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excuses are a dime a dozenThe excuse given is not unique; everyone has an excuse for something.Rate it:

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Dime a DozenTo be common and cheap; easy to access and obtainable everywhereRate it:

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

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

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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.Rate it:

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Yankee dimeA kiss.Rate it:

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a dime's worthAn insignificant amount.Rate it:

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baker's dozenCousin.Rate it:

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baker's dozenThirteen, a group of thirteen.Rate it:

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baker's half dozenSeven, a group of seven.Rate it:

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bakers dozenThirteen.Rate it:

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Baker’s DozenTo get thirteen of any item, for the cost of twelveRate it:

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banker's dozenElevenRate it:

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banker's dozenBy analogy, a method of lending where the interest is deducted beforehand, archetypally borrowing twelve dollars (owing twelve dollars back, a dozen) but actually receiving only eleven.Rate it:

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cheaper by the dozenThings are handled more efficiently as a group, rather than individually.Rate it:

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decimal dozenten, a group of tenRate it:

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dime outto report to the authorities; to snitch onRate it:

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dime's worthAn insignificant amountRate it:

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get off the dimetake some action; make progressRate it:

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half a dozensixRate 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-DimeUnimportant, minor, involving small amount of money, Rate it:

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

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

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six of one, half dozen of anotherIt makes no difference, they're still the same.Rate it:

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

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twenty to the dozenvery fast, fluently (i.e. "to say twenty words to another's dozen")Rate it:

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save itA response given when a person believes that another person is lying or making excuses.Rate it:

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await prince charmingFemales who seem not interested in the company of men and possible marriage offer many reasons, explanations, excuses and apologies.Rate it:

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blanc bonnet, bonnet blanctomayto, tomahto; same difference; six of one, half a dozen of the otherRate it:

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bonnet blanc, blanc bonnettomayto, tomahto; same difference; six of one, half a dozen of the otherRate it:

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buscar pelos en la sopato look for excuses to complain; literally "to search for hair in the soup"Rate it:

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c’est bonnet blanc et blanc bonnetIt is six of one and half-a-dozen of the other.Rate it:

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du pareil au mêmesame difference, six of one, half a dozen of the otherRate it:

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Jacke wie Hosesix of one, half a dozen of the otherRate it:

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old time used to beSomebody Loan Me A Dime. lyrics by Boz Scaggs.Rate it:

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se non è zuppa è pan bagnatosix of one, half a dozen of the otherRate it:

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the buck stops hereA statement that no excuses will be made, that the speaker is going to take direct responsibility for matters, rather than pass the responsibility to higher authorities.Rate it:

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