Idiom Category: Money, Page 3
That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee
(USA) This is used to describe something that is deemed worthless. "He's got a Ph.D. in Philosophy." "So? That and 50 cents will buy you a cup of coffee."
The penny dropped
When the penny drops, someone belatedly understands something that everyone else has long since understood.
Something of great value or a very good source.
Turn up like a bad penny
If someone turns up like a bad penny, they go somewhere where they are not wanted.
If you add or throw in your two cents, you give your opinion on an issue.
Two sides of the same coin
If two things are two sides of the same coin, there is much difference between them.
What's the damage?
What's the damage? is a way of asking how much something costs.
Worth its weight in gold
When something is worth its weight in gold, it is extremely valuable.
You get what you pay for
Something that is very low in price is not usually of very good quality.
You pays your money and you takes your chances
You pays your money and you takes your chances means that when you do something that involves a risk, you cannot control the outcome, so you may win or lose and should accept that.
You pays your money and you takes your choice
You pays your money and you takes your choice is used when people have to make choices that could result in them winning or losing- it is their decision and responsibility.
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