not have two pennies to rub together


not have two pennies to rub together
Not have two pennies to rub together
If someone hasn't got two pennies to rub together, they are very poor indeed.

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  • not have two pennies to rub together — (not) have two pennies to rub together British, American & Australian, American to be very poor. She s been out of work for months and doesn t have two pennies to rub together …   New idioms dictionary

  • not have two pennies to rub together — british informal phrase to have no money, or very little money Thesaurus: to not have enough or any moneysynonym Main entry: penny …   Useful english dictionary

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  • have two pennies to rub together — (not) have two pennies to rub together British, American & Australian, American to be very poor. She s been out of work for months and doesn t have two pennies to rub together …   New idioms dictionary

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  • penny */*/ — UK [ˈpenɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms penny : singular penny plural pennies 1) a) Word forms penny : plural pence a small unit of money in the UK There are 100 pence in one pound A local call only costs a few pence. b) Word forms penny :… …   English dictionary

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