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    Default 'smidgen'

    Is it common? Old-fashioned? Mainly US/UK? Does it collocate with some given words?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Is it common? Old-fashioned? Mainly US/UK? Does it collocate with some given words?
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    FRC
    Yes; No; North America (I don't know about the UK);

    Just a smidgen or
    Just a smidge or
    Just a smitch

    Usually used with food & beverages or items such as glue and make-up, which are applied with the tips of the fingers.

    All the best, :D

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    Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Thank you!

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    You're welcome, FRC. :D

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    We use it in the UK, too.

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