French translation of 'pence'
- (British) see penny
Example Sentences Including 'pence'
Owen and I paid the woman at the entrance twenty pence and became youth club members for the night.MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)
Then, from his other pocket, he found twenty pence in loose change.The Third Class Genie
And the point I want to make is how very little pounds, shillings, and pence have to do with all this.HUMAN VOICES (2003)
Trends of 'pence'
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- (British, = 1p)
penny mto be worth every penny
⇒ The operation cost £100,000 and it was worth every penny.
L'opération a coûté 100 000 livres et elle les valait largement.
⇒ The directors of this company feel he's worth every penny.
La direction de cette société trouve qu'avec lui elle en a pour son argent.it won't cost you a penny
ça ne te coûtera pas un centimethe penny dropped (mainly British, informal)
ça a fait tilt (inf)to spend a penny (British, old-fashioned)
aller au petit cointo be two a penny or to be ten a penny (British, informal) (= commonplace)
courir les rues
- (British, coin in use up to 1971)
- (US, = cent)
Example Sentences Including 'penny'
And then something in the girl's expression had made the penny drop.LOST SUMMER (2002)
Maybe enough to pay off Moroni's entire loan, all of it, down to the last penny.Final Resort
He'd always said he wouldn't, though he wouldn't spend a penny to fix them up either.LOST SUMMER (2002)
Translation of pence from the Collins English to French Dictionary