two cents' worth

two cents' worth
two cents' worth,
U.S. Slang. a statement of opinion or point of view: »

He is an expert chairman, keeping the discussion firmly to the point and yet giving each speaker the feeling that he is getting in his two cents' worth (New Yorker).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • two\ cents\ worth — • two cents • feel like two cents noun informal 1. Something not important or very small; almost nothing. Paul was so angry that he said for two cents he would quit the team. When John saw that the girl he was scolding was lame, he felt like two… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • two cents worth — (your) two cents (worth) put (your) two cents (worth) in to give your opinion in a conversation, often when it is not wanted. Stay out of this if we want your two cents we ll ask for it! …   New idioms dictionary

  • two cents worth — np Weak advice, opinion. Well, that s my two cents worth. 1940s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • two cents' worth — opinion, comment, chime in    Want to hear my two cents worth? Want my opinion? …   English idioms

  • two cents worth — something one wants to say, opinion He is always talking and I never have a chance to put in my two cents worth …   Idioms and examples

  • Two Cents Worth of Hope — (Due Soldi di Speranza) original film poster Directed by Renato Castellani …   Wikipedia

  • two cents (or two cents' worth) N. Amer. — two cents (or two cents worth) N. Amer. informal an unsolicited opinion. → two …   English new terms dictionary

  • two cents worth — Meaning Offer an opinion. Origin Poker games often required a small bet to be made by a new player before they could join the game. Notionally offering two cents (or two bits) late came to be used as a way of entering your opinion in a… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • two cents' worth — noun see two cents 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • two cents worth — noun plural see two cents 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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