For nothing; for a petty sum. For example, For two cents I’d quit the club entirely. Similarly, like two cents, means “of little or no value or importance, worthless,” as in She made me feel like two cents. The use of two cents in this sense is thought to be derived from a similar British use of twopence or tuppence, which dates from about 1600. The American coin was substituted in the 1800s, along with two bits, slang for 25 cents and also meaning “a petty sum.” Similarly, put in one’s two cents or two cents’ worth, meaning “to express one’s unsolicited opinion for whatever it is worth,” dates from the late 1800s.
noun 1. a city in N Texas. /wɜːθ/ noun 1. a city in N Texas, at the junction of the Clear and West forks of the Trinity River: aircraft works, electronics. Pop: 585 122 (2003 est) City in Texas, near Dallas.
[fawr-tee] /ˈfɔr ti/ noun, plural forties. 1. a cardinal number, ten times four. 2. a symbol for this number, as 40 or XL or XXXX. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. forties, the numbers, years, degrees, or the like, from 40 through 49, as in referring to numbered streets, indicating the […]
noun Forty-second Street in New York City: Forty-deuce is what its seamy inhabitants call 42d Street (1970s+)
[fawr-tee-eyt] /ˈfɔr tiˈeɪt/ noun 1. a cardinal number, 40 plus 8. 2. a symbol for this number, as 48 or XLVIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. the forty-eight, the 48 contiguous states of the U.S. adjective 5. amounting to 48 in number. noun A weekend pass (WWII Navy)