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A Dime A Dozen ( cheap and easy to get ... )

"A Dime A Dozen"

If a thing is very common and easy to get, we say it is "a dime a dozen."

Example: "Do you think I should buy this now and bring it with us?" Answer: "Don't bother; those are a dime a dozen where we are going."

There is no need to get excited or worried about finding something that is a dime a dozen.

Example: "Look what I found!" Answer: "That's nothing special; those are a dime a dozen."

It is easy to find a dime (a 10 cent US coin), and a dozen (12) of something is a common, everyday unit of measure. You are not in a hurry to get a thing which is a dime a dozen because it is not so special and you could get one any time you wanted.

Example: "I don't need friends like him; they are a dime a dozen."

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