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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.
two cents worth, an opinion, usually unsolicited and unwelcome:
Who asked you to add your two cents worth?
Origin of two cents
1840-50 Unabridged
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Contemporary definitions for two-cents

an unsolicited opinion; also called two cents' worth's 21st Century Lexicon
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Slang definitions & phrases for two-cents

two bits

noun phrase

A quarter; twenty-five cents

[1730+; fr the quarter part of a Mexican real, which had eight bits]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with two-cents

two cents

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