not have two - to rub together

not have two - to rub together
informal have none or hardly any of the specified item, esp. money

she doesn't have two nickels 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 nickels to rub together — (USA) If a person doesn t have two nickels to rub together, they are very poor …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 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 beans cells to rub together — not have two beans, brain cells, etc. to rub toˈgether idiom (informal) to have no money; to be very stupid, etc. Main entry: ↑twoidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • not have two brain cells to rub together — not have two beans, brain cells, etc. to rub toˈgether idiom (informal) to have no money; to be very stupid, etc. Main entry: ↑twoidiom …   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

  • 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 — British informal to have no money, or very little money …   English dictionary

  • 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

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