French translation of 'pennies'
- of penny
Example Sentences Including 'pennies'
Afterwards I would go to the cathedral and watch the pilgrims pour in, spending their hard-earned pennies , and I plotted my revenge.A Shrine of Murders
The Countess plunged her hand deep into her pocket, hoping she had the required pennies somewhere about her person.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
Anyway, he was a nice guy, just trying to make a few pennies ; he gave me a discount for the pair.Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories
Trends of 'pennies'
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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 pennies from the Collins English to French Dictionary