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To turn an honest penny

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  • turn an honest penny — To earn some money honestly • • • Main Entry: ↑penny turn an honest penny see under ↑penny • • • Main Entry: ↑turn * * * see honest …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn an honest penny — {v. phr.} To realize a good profit. * /Tom turned an honest penny in the soybean trading business./ Compare: PRETTY PENNY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn an honest penny — {v. phr.} To realize a good profit. * /Tom turned an honest penny in the soybean trading business./ Compare: PRETTY PENNY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn\ an\ honest\ penny — v. phr. To realize a good profit. Tom turned an honest penny in the soybean trading business. Compare: pretty penny …   Словарь американских идиом

  • turn an honest penny — earn an honest living, work at a respectable job to earn a salary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • turn an honest penny — idi to earn one s living honestly …   From formal English to slang

  • To turn an honest penny — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turn — (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s chisel, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Penny — Pen*ny, n.; pl. {Pennies}or {Pence}. Pennies denotes the number of coins; pence the amount of pennies in value. [OE. peni, AS. penig, pening, pending; akin to D. penning, OHG. pfenning, pfenting, G. pfennig, Icel. penningr; of uncertain origin.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Penny cress — Penny Pen*ny, n.; pl. {Pennies}or {Pence}. Pennies denotes the number of coins; pence the amount of pennies in value. [OE. peni, AS. penig, pening, pending; akin to D. penning, OHG. pfenning, pfenting, G. pfennig, Icel. penningr; of uncertain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Penny dog — Penny Pen*ny, n.; pl. {Pennies}or {Pence}. Pennies denotes the number of coins; pence the amount of pennies in value. [OE. peni, AS. penig, pening, pending; akin to D. penning, OHG. pfenning, pfenting, G. pfennig, Icel. penningr; of uncertain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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