Definition of 'pittance'
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Workers laboured in factories or on farmland just to earn a pittance. The Sun (2013)These are closed to new applicants but will have some savers unknowingly earning a pittance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No longer does she pull pints in pubs and earn a pittance as a cleaner. The Sun (2008)My father would be furious to know that his investment was earning pittance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The three unions involved receive a pittance for making the trip. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a pittance compared to what it's worth now. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All that requires more money than the pittance on which British racing exists. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Workers earn a pittance, leading to high staff turnover and little loyalty. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Why should those with bank deposits earning a pittance be subject to taxation, but much wealthier equity investors be exempt? Times, Sunday Times (2015)I earned a pittance but kept at it and my dad helped me set up my own salon four years ago. The Sun (2008)A mere pittance, a crust. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Four months ago, I contacted her asking if she could live on the mere pittance us senior citizens do. The Sun (2014)I earn a pittance but they earn loads of money and I find it hard to keep up. The Sun (2009)
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