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- • two cents• feel like two centsnoun informal1. Something not important or very small; almost nothing.
Paul was so angry that he said for two cents he would quit the team.
When John saw that the girl he was scolding was lame, he felt like two cents.2. • two cents worth • put in one's two cents worthSomething you want to say; opinion. - Used with a possessive.
The boys were talking about baseball, and Harry put in his two cents worth, even though he didn't know much about baseball.
If we want your two cents, we'll ask for it.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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two cents' worth — two cents worth, U.S. Slang. a statement of opinion or point of view: »He is an expert chairman, keeping the discussion firmly to the point and yet giving each speaker the feeling that he is getting in his two cents worth (New Yorker) … Useful english dictionary
two cents worth — (your) two cents (worth) put (your) two cents (worth) in to give your opinion in a conversation, often when it is not wanted. Stay out of this if we want your two cents we ll ask for it! … New idioms dictionary
two cents worth — np Weak advice, opinion. Well, that s my two cents worth. 1940s … Historical dictionary of American slang
two cents' worth — opinion, comment, chime in Want to hear my two cents worth? Want my opinion? … English idioms
two cents worth — something one wants to say, opinion He is always talking and I never have a chance to put in my two cents worth … Idioms and examples
two cents worth — Meaning Offer an opinion. Origin Poker games often required a small bet to be made by a new player before they could join the game. Notionally offering two cents (or two bits) late came to be used as a way of entering your opinion in a… … Meaning and origin of phrases
two cents' worth — noun see two cents 1 … New Collegiate Dictionary
two cents worth — noun plural see two cents 2 … Useful english dictionary
Two Cents Worth of Hope — (Due Soldi di Speranza) original film poster Directed by Renato Castellani … Wikipedia
two cents (or two cents' worth) N. Amer. — two cents (or two cents worth) N. Amer. informal an unsolicited opinion. → two … English new terms dictionary