two cents


noun (used with a plural verb)

something of insignificant value; a paltry amount: We wouldn't give two cents for their chances of success.

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Idioms for two cents

    two cents worth, an opinion, usually unsolicited and unwelcome: Who asked you to add your two cents worth?

Origin of two cents

First recorded in 1840–50
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Idioms and Phrases with two cents

two cents

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