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Guys like me on the investor side are a dime a dozen.
Douglas Leone

Meaning of "a dime a dozen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A DIME A DOZEN

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A DIME A DOZEN

a bolt from the blue
a breath of fresh air
a bull in a china shop
A bursary
a capella
a cappella
a chip off the old block
a closed book
a couple of
a cut above
a dog´s chance
a dog´s dinner
a dog´s life
a drop in the bucket
a drowning man will clutch at a straw
a dusty answer
a fair crack of the whip
a far cry
a fast buck
a fine kettle of fish

WORDS THAT END LIKE A DIME A DOZEN

baker´s dozen
Bozen
by the dozen
cozen
deepfrozen
dozen
frozen
half a dozen
half-dozen
half-frozen
lozen
nonfrozen
quick-frozen
refrozen
talk nineteen to the dozen
unfrozen

Synonyms and antonyms of a dime a dozen in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a dime a dozen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A DIME A DOZEN

Find out the translation of a dime a dozen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a dime a dozen from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a dime a dozen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一毛钱一打
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a montones
570 millions of speakers

English

a dime a dozen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक पैसा भी एक दर्जन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

من عشرة سنتات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пруд пруди
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um centavo de uma dúzia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অস্ত্রোপচার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

treize à la douzaine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sepuluh puluhan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Dutzend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ありふれたもの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다스 십센트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhuwit a dozen
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có hàng tá
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு வெள்ளிக்கிழமை ஒரு டஜன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक यूएसए आणि कॅनडामधील 10 सेंट किमतीचे नाणे एक डझन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

beş para etmez
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una monetina una dozzina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

liku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

греблю гати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un ban de o duzină
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μια δεκάρα μια δωδεκάδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n sent ´n dosyn
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en dime ett dussin
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en krone et dusin
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a dime a dozen

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A DIME A DOZEN»

The term «a dime a dozen» is very widely used and occupies the 13.122 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A DIME A DOZEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a dime a dozen

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5 QUOTES WITH «A DIME A DOZEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a dime a dozen.
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Tom Hanks
Actors with political views are a dime a dozen.
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Douglas Leone
Guys like me on the investor side are a dime a dozen.
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Krist Novoselic
But remember, guitar players are a dime a dozen.
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Joe Pantoliano
Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative.
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Brad Pitt
Heartthrobs are a dime a dozen.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A DIME A DOZEN»

Discover the use of a dime a dozen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a dime a dozen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Dime a Dozen
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Nikki Grimes, 1998
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A Dime a Dozen
Previously published: Eugene, Or.: Harvest House, c2003.
Mindy Starns Clark, 2011
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A Dime a Dozen: The True Story of Twelve Siblings Victimized ...
A Dime a Dozen, by Robert and Shelly Theodore and Georgia Theodore Roberts, is the true account of twelve brothers and sisters traumatized by years of physical and verbal abuse and neglect inflicted by those who were supposed to have loved ...
Robert Theodore, Shelly S. Theodore, Georgia Roberts, 2009
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From a Dime a Dozen to Priceless: An Orphan's 70 Year Quest ...
This book is intended for open-minded adults, parents, teachers, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, law enforcement and justice officials, and perhaps Christians who might just want to read the mother of all testimonies.
Steve A. Mizera, 2012
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Lawyers Are a Dime a Dozen: It's Chimpanzees That Are Hard ...
But no character was more fabulous than Jack, in whose cause the author learned the humility expressed by the title of this book.
William Wolf, 1999
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Mind and Morals: Essays on Cognitive Science and Ethics
Pareto- efficient states are a dime a dozen, and there is little temptation to regard every such state as normatively acceptable. (For example, an allocation whereby one agent gets everything in the economy and all others get nothing is Pareto ...
Larry May, Marilyn Friedman, Andy Clark, 1996
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Strategic Management for Tourism Communities: Bridging the Gaps
This is supported later in the same volume by Rock, who examines entrepreneurship from the viewpoint of a venture capitalist. He feels that 'good ideas and products are a dime a dozen. Good execution and good management - in a word, ...
Peter E. Murphy, Ann E. Murphy, 2004
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The Innovator's Sourcebook
It might be the case that ideas are a dime a dozen for the established players in markets. They have the funds and they have a much larger margin of error. With novice entrepreneurs we are talking about ideas that need to be truly original and  ...
Dan Roberts
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An American Poet
They say I'm a dime a dozen. My financial future seems over. But I have the power to rise to the top. Pure power and adrenaline. I can make these dreams real. I'm like a lion. This life takes courage. Even when there is nothing there it takes ...
Gabriel Zeldis, 2011
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Language Boosters, Gr. 3, eBook
There are 10 tens in one hundred. There are ______ hundreds in one thousand. a. 10 b. 20 c. 30 Write the correct word choice in the sentence below. Please study your math now. fax facts The baseball card is easy to get. It is a dime a dozen.
Carmen S. Jones, Dorothy Ly, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A DIME A DOZEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a dime a dozen is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bacon, eggs and coffee cost $20?
... novelty columnists are a dime a dozen — I'll likely never have to pay $20 for a plate of bacon and eggs as long as I'm here. And that's a pretty ... «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Auto Biography: Middletown man's '59 Rambler boasts airbrushed …
[Muscle cars] are a dime a dozen, but this is a different story." — pelswort@providencejournal.com. (401) 277-7403. On Twitter: @peterelsworth ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
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NYNE Aqua submersible Bluetooth speaker review
Bluetooth speakers today are a dime a dozen, and submersible speakers are no different. Remember all of those waterproof speakers shown ... «androidandme.com, Jul 15»
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What Does the Character You Play in World of Warcraft Say About …
They're a dime a dozen. As such, you get a ton of variety in terms of players' abilities. You have the superstar damage dealers who are capable ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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The Peak Oil Crisis: The Buoyancy Solution
Cons are a dime a dozen. There's a new one almost every day. And Tom Whipple and Sterling Allan are going to fall for almost all of them! «Falls Church News Press, Jul 15»
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Slideshow: Heart Rocks Rosemont Theater in Chicagoland
Zeppelin tribute bands have become a dime a dozen as of late, a virtual cottage industry. Granted, Ann and Nancy Wilson could possibly ... «HollywoodChicago.com, Jul 15»
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10 celeb entrepreneurs who turned fame into fortune
Celebrity endorsements are a dime a dozen. Throw enough money at most movie or sports personalities and they're willing to put their name ... «AsiaOne, Jul 15»
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Review: A Partisan Church, Part II
... that many post-Vatican II theologians got off track, and that “prophetic” visions were a dime a dozen and often just as accomodationist as they ... «National Catholic Reporter, Jul 15»
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7 Character Traits Every Entrepreneur Should Cultivate
A strong sense of self will also provide critical confidence in the entrepreneurial world, where talented, driven people are a dime a dozen. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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The most insane shopping malls around the world
... Bazaar) or the splendor of an iconic shopping street (Champs-Élysées) — but they have their own appeal, and they're not all a dime a dozen. «Fox News, Jul 15»

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