What does 'If I had a nickel for every time' mean?

When someone uses this expression, they mean that the specific thing happens a lot. It is an abbreviation of the statement 'If I had a nickel for every time that happened, I would be rich'

Idioms similar to 'If I had a nickel for every time'


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