dime\ a\ dozen

adj. phr. informal
Easy to get and so of little value; being an everyday thing because there are many of them; common.

Mr. Jones gives A's to only one or two students, but in Mr. Smith's class, A's are a dime a dozen.


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  • dime a dozen — (USA) If something is a dime a dozen, it is extremely common, possibly too common …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • dime a dozen — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Easy to get and so of little value; being an everyday thing because there are many of them; common. * /Mr. Jones gives A s to only one or two students, but in Mr. Smith s class, A s are a dime a dozen./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dime a dozen — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Easy to get and so of little value; being an everyday thing because there are many of them; common. * /Mr. Jones gives A s to only one or two students, but in Mr. Smith s class, A s are a dime a dozen./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dime a dozen — adjective So common as to be practically worthless. People with your skills are a dime a dozen these days. Syn: ten a penny See Also: dime, dozen …   Wiktionary

  • dime a dozen — (USA)    If something is a dime a dozen, it is extremely common, possibly too common.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • dime a dozen — See a dime a dozen …   English idioms

  • dime a dozen — common, easy to get and of little value Used books are a dime a dozen so don t worry if you can t sell them …   Idioms and examples

  • dime a dozen — inexpensive, cheap, able to be bought anywhere cheaply …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dime a dozen —  Very cheap …   American business jargon

  • a dime a dozen — phrasal : plentiful or commonplace to the point of having little value heroes were a dime a dozen that day Infantry Journal * * * a dime a dozen Cheap, commonplace • • • Main Entry: ↑dime * * * informal very common and of no particular value… …   Useful english dictionary

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