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    DIME

    Hi

    what dose ( if I had a dime ) means?

    and also :
    GIVE MOMMY
    SOME OF THE GOOD STUFF.
    thanks.

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    Re: DIME

    Welcome to the forums, mortezafartaj.

    Quote Originally Posted by mortezafartaj View Post

    What does "if I had a dime" mean? "If I had 10 (US or Canadian) cents."

    And also : "Give Mommy some of the good stuff". We can't tell without knowing what sort of 'stuff' is being referred to.
    Please don't post in all capitals.

    Where did you find these sentences?

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    Re: DIME

    You need to provide the context for this.

    My guess is that it refers to a "dime bag" of some sort of illegal drug.

    A "dime" is ten cents. "Dime bag" is used as slang for a $10 quantity of drugs.

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    Re: DIME

    I found "If I had a dime for every time" on http://www.urbandictionary.com/defin...20every%20time

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: DIME

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I found "If I had a dime for every time" on http://www.urbandictionary.com/defin...20every%20time

    Not a teacher.
    Yes, but the talk of wanting "the good stuff" leads me to conclude they are talking about drugs.

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    #6

    Re: DIME

    I found the source (I guess): http://www.subzin.com/search.php?tit...type=All&pag=1 (The Movie Out Here​). The part quoted by the OP is on page 5. Since I have not seen the movie, I cannot tell what exactly it refers to (just the dialogs are there, not the full script). If anyone has more knowledge about it, I really feel curious now!

    PS: I, just like SD, had assumed it was related to the use of illegal drugs. I'm not as sure now!
    Last edited by charliedeut; 21-May-2014 at 16:39. Reason: Added movie title
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: DIME

    I don't know either. I'm not sure what one would hope to accomplish reading movie dialog like that completely devoid of any reference to the actions taking place.

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