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    The meaning of phrase "common as a ten-dollar bill"

    What's the meaning of this idiom?

    Context (American English Article - New Insights into Business - Longman, Unit 2):

    Besides, with advice on how to land a better job about as common as a ten-dollar bill, many people are learning to play the interview game.


    Thanks in advance

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    Re: The meaning of phrase "common as a ten-dollar bill"

    It means such advice is very common and easy to find. (A $10 bill is a denomination of US currency.)

    "As common as a ten dollar bill" is not a common idiom at all, though, even though the writer's meaning can be understood.


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    Re: The meaning of phrase "common as a ten-dollar bill"

    Thank you!

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