Origin of cent
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How to use cent in a sentence
As a matter of dollars and cents, America in the short term may be able to afford disability and food stamps.Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior?|Lloyd Green|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was then shipped to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, and sold for 50 cents on the dollar.The Flying Sorcery of Dr. Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch Is Marvel's Most Bizarre Magician|Rich Goldstein|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maybe the Central Park Five deserved 10 times as much money as they got, or 10 cents on the dollar.The Myth of the Central Park Five|Edward Conlon|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Satyarthi explains that these 60 million kids work for 200 days in a year, earning about 25 cents a day.Kailash Satyarthi, Malala's Nobel Peace Prize Co-Winner, Is Fighting India's Child Slavery Epidemic|Dilip D’Souza|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It costs a $1.80 for the initial connection, and then 31 cents every minute thereafter.‘Progressive Jail’ Is a 21st-Century Hell, Inmates Complain|Sarah Shourd|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At that time, the postage on letters from that region was very high, sometimes as much as fifty or sixty cents, or even a dollar.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
But, he finally secured the address of a company who would manufacture a book to exceed 300 pages for fifty cents per book.
Orlean had secured a position in a ladies' tailoring establishment at five dollars and fifty cents a week, and there he went.
Fifteen cents is the price, and many are palmed off on the unwise for the real imported article.
These are certainly the vilest cigars made anywhere in the world, and are sold from one to five cents each.
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Word Origin for cent
Other Idioms and Phrases with cent
see for two cents; not worth a dime (red cent); put in one's two cents.