something of insignificant value; a paltry amount: We wouldn't give two cents for their chances of success.
Idioms about two cents
two cents worth, an opinion, usually unsolicited and unwelcome: Who asked you to add your two cents worth?
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How to use two cents in a sentence
Assange also spent a portion of the chat giving his two cents on Ukraine—a country he described as “very dear to my heart.”Julian Assange Blasts NSA Spying, Says ‘Obama Administration Isn’t Serious’at SXSW | Marlow Stern | March 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When we posted our list of ‘13 Most Useless College Majors’ yesterday, quite a few of you wanted to add your two cents.
Even Fidel Castro decided to get his two cents in, with an editorial in the Cuban state media.Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and GOP Woo Latino Vote in Florida | Lois Romano | January 26, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Plus, he added his own two cents about what might best help someone combat a hairy morning-after experience.
Now free of Bravo's publicity shackles, she happily offered her two cents.
The cigarettes purchased for the remaining two cents are divided equally, each taking a few puffs of the "fourth" in the box.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
Says I, for two cents I'd leave the blamed country and never come a-near it agin.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
"Just twenty-two cents left," he mused, as he counted over his change.From Farm to Fortune | Horatio Alger Jr.
Finally the uncle impatiently handed him two cents, "So there go eat ginger bread till you bust."Watch Yourself Go By | Al. G. Field
The Chinaman said he would prepare it—the rat cooked and served to cost me two cents.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands | George Francis Train
Other Idioms and Phrases with two cents
see for two cents.
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