Translation: from spanish

not have two pennies to rub together

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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 — If someone hasn t got two pennies to rub together, they are very poor indeed …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 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

  • not have two pennies to rub together —    If someone hasn t got two pennies to rub together, they are very poor indeed.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • not have two pennies to rub together — British informal to have no money, or very little money …   English dictionary

  • 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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  • rub — rub1 S3 [rʌb] v past tense and past participle rubbed present participle rubbing [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from Low German rubben] 1.) [I and T] to move your hand, or something such as a cloth, backwards and forwards over a surface while… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • penny — pen|ny [ peni ] noun count * 1. ) (plural pennies) a small coin in the U.S. or Canada worth one CENT 2. ) (plural pence) a small unit of money in the U.K. There are 100 pence in one pound a ) a small coin in the U.K. worth one penny every penny… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rubbed, rubbing — verb 1 (I, T) to move your hand, a cloth etc over a surface while pressing against it: Kolchinsky nodded and then rubbed his eyes wearily. | She began rubbing her hair with a towel. | You ll have to rub harder if you want to get it clean. 2 (T)… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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