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spend a pennyTo use the toilet.Rate it:

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a penny saved is a penny earnedA maxim for thrift that says that money not spent may be spent later, or may earn interest in the meantimeRate it:

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a penny saved is a penny gaineda penny saved is a penny earnedRate it:

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a bad penny always turns upA person or thing which is unpleasant, dishonorable, or unwanted tends to appear (or reappear), especially at inopportune times.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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in for a penny, in for a poundExpressing recognition that one must, having started something, see it through to its end, rather than stopping short thereof; accepting that one must Rate it:

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penny in the fuseboxAn improvised repair made with no regard for safety.Rate it:

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bad pennyA counterfeit or damaged penny.Rate it:

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bad pennyA person or thing which is unpleasant, disreputable, or otherwise unwanted, especially one which repeatedly appears at inopportune times.Rate it:

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clean as a new pennyExtremely clean.Rate it:

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cost a pretty pennyTo be expensive.Rate it:

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in for a pennyin for a penny, in for a pound.Rate it:

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penny blackold stampRate it:

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penny for themAlternative form of penny for your thoughtsRate it:

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Penny for Your ThoughtsTo ask what other person is thinking, to know the mindset of othersRate it:

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penny for your thoughtsUsed to inquire into the thoughts and feelings of another, especially when the person appears pensive or conflicted.Rate it:

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penny pincherOne who spends little money; one who is very frugal or cautious with money.Rate it:

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penny weddingA wedding at which the guests contribute payments to help cover the cost of the event and to benefit the newly-married couple.Rate it:

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penny wise and pound foolishPrudent and thrifty with small amounts of money, but wasteful and profligate with large amounts.Rate it:

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Penny – Wise and Pound – FoolishTo care about trivial things and be careless about important things, saving small amount of money and be extravagant about large sum of moneyRate it:

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pretty pennyA considerable amount of money; a high price or a high income.Rate it:

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ten a pennySo common as to be practically worthless.Rate it:

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the bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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the bad penny always turns upAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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the penny dropsUnderstanding is reached; one comprehends.Rate it:

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two a pennyVery common; cheap.Rate it:

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two ha'pennies for a pennyAny money whatsoever.Rate it:

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worth every pennyCompletely worthwhile.Rate it:

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muck aboutTo do random unplanned work or spend time idly.Rate it:

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hang outTo spend time doing nothing in particular.Rate it:

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run around withTo spend a lot of time with a person or group of people. Often used to talk about a person's group of friends that one does not like much.Rate it:

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nigger richGet paid and spend all your money leaving you broke till next payday where you will do the same exact thingRate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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fiddle aboutTo waste time; spend time idly.Rate it:

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burn a hole in one's pocketTo cause someone to be tempted to spend money.Rate it:

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hang (hang with)Spend time in the company of someone.Rate it:

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a pick-upA female whom frequents venues where males spend their spare time in billiards, drinking, lounging and where she seeks temporary companionship for ulterior motives.Rate it:

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autant vaut bien battu que mal battuAs well be hanged for a sheep as a lamb; In for a penny, in for a pound. Rate it:

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blow one's wadTo spend all of one's money.Rate it:

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Busman's HolidayTo spend free time in same task people do during their working timingsRate it:

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cela vaut mille francs comme un souIt is worth £40 if it is worth a penny.Rate it:

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c’est une économie de bouts de chandelleThat is penny-wise and pound-foolish; That is spoiling the ship for a ha’porth (halfpennyworth) of tar; That is a cheese-paring policy.Rate it:

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de perdidos al ríoin for a penny, in for a pound; there is nothing to loseRate it:

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deep pocketsAn ample supply of money, especially money which one is willing to spend; the possessor of such money.Rate it:

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dip intoTo spend some of one's savingsRate it:

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doTo spend in jail.Rate it:

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Eat You Out of House and HomeTo eat and spend everything that other person has in his houseRate it:

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faff aboutTo waste time; spend time idly.Rate it:

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faff aroundTo waste time; spend time idly.Rate it:

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