That personal characteristic of turning on a dime to doing good, not evil, is the most important factor in this sentencing.
But the network did not pay a dime for the sit-down with Nafissatou Diallo.
To the musicians, the Napster co-founders were outright thieves, providing an avenue to steal music without paying a dime for it.
Then the 1960s came, feminism arrived, and history turned on a dime.
Question: Does a person with a buck in his pocket possess a greater moral compass than those without so much as a dime?
Yes, we shopped at a dime store immediately adjacent, or in the same shopping center as the driver's license bureau.
Then giving his guide a dime, he dismissed him with a courtly bow, and knocked.
He held a dime novel with his other hand, reading; but Pie-Wagon Pete kept an eye on him.
And if everybody brought a dime or maybe a quarter, they could get her such a nice present.
Place a small piece of zinc under the tongue and a dime on top.
chosen 1786 as name for U.S. 10 cent coin, from dime "a tenth, tithe" (late 14c.), from Old French disme (Modern French dîme) "a tenth part," from Latin decima (pars) "tenth (part)," from decem "ten" (see ten).
The verb meaning "to inform" (on someone) is 1960s, from the then-cost of a pay phone call. A dime a dozen "almost worthless" first recorded 1930. Phrase stop on a dime attested by 1954 (a dime being the physically smallest unit of U.S. currency).
[verb sense from the dime dropped into the pay telephone for the call to the police]
Ten dollars' worth of a narcotic (1960s+ Narcotics)