small change

coins of small denomination.
someone or something insignificant or trifling: Those people are small change.

1810–20 Unabridged
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small change
1.  coins, esp those of low value
2.  a person or thing that is not outstanding or important

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Example sentences
We are becoming accustomed to thinking of anything less than a trillion dollars
  as small change.
That's small change to the government but could make a big difference to golf
Such a small change in stratospheric water vapour can have such a large effect
  precisely because the stratosphere is already dry.
But even that is small change compared with the cost of the media campaign that
  ensues once a measure is on the ballot.
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