Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Dime"

The meaning of "Dime" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does a dime a dozen mean?
A: It's common or something everyone can do.
Eg: There are a dime a dozen people who can do this job. (here, many)
Q: What does a dime a dozen mean?
A: If something is a dime a dozen, it means that it is commonplace, easy to find or acquire, and therefore not that special.

Example:
Movies like that are a dime a dozen; all special effects, no real plot to speak of, and something you would watch only if it was available for free on an airplane and you had nothing else to do.
Q: What does "a dime a dozen"

and please show me the example of using this. mean?
A: A dime a dozen means that something or someone is very common and therefore not special. It is usually used in a negative sense, or to show that something or someone that looks appealing really isn't. For example, 'Don't worry. Men like him are a dime a dozen,' or 'Fads (the latest clothes, cars, video games, etc) may seem important, but they're really a dime a dozen.'
Q: What does that are a dime a dozen mean?
A: It means common, not unique. The phrase is suggesting her face is very simple and does not stand out.
Q: What does "on a dime" in 1871 mean?
A: On a dime means "quickly" or "suddenly"

Example sentences using "Dime"

Q: Please show me example sentences with a dime a dozen.
A: you are nothing but a dime a dozen
low paying jobs are a dime a dozen
Q: Please show me example sentences with dime.
A: After paying the debt, he doesn’t have a dime.
Wow, that girl is a dime! Where did you meet her? ( very good looking woman)
That basketball player had 6 dimes in last night’s game ( a pass that leads to a basket)
Q: Please show me example sentences with a dime a dozen.
A: that means you can get whatever it is cheaply and easily.

"i could get those at a dime a dozen!"
"people like him come at a dime a dozen"
Q: Please show me example sentences with A dime a dozen ( British idiom).
A: vuol dire 10 su 12 dunque qualcosa molto comune.

People trying to be actors in Hollywood are a dime a dozen

Synonyms of "Dime" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between A dime a dozen and It's a given ?
A: To say something is a dime a dozen means it's not worth much since it happens frequently. I wouldn't apply it to earthquakes..it could be used like this though.
Pretty girls are a dime a dozen but pretty and nice girls are rare.

Translations of "Dime"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dime la verdad/dime algo
A: Dime la verdad = Tell me the truth
Dime algo = Tell me something
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? dime lo primero que se te pase por la cabeza
A: Tell me the first thing that comes in to your head/ crosses your mind
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dime algo que no sepa
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? dime los que sea, pero rápido
A: @antoony: tell me where it is but fast........
Tell me where it is quickly
Quickly tell me where it is
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? a dime a dozen
A: The uk equivalent is:

Two a penny

Or

Ten a penny

Other questions about "Dime"

Q: 'A dime is milled'
'A dime is rippled'
'A dime is wavy'

Are they all the same?
A: They’re different. The verb “to mill” is used to either mean “挽く” or “まとめて動き回る.” I rarely ever hear it used because it’s an uncommon verb. Ripple means “波紋” and wavy means “波状”
Q: does 'dime' only refer to females?
not males?
A: Yeh. Pretty much.
I haven’t heard a woman (or man) refer to a man as a dime.
Q: I don't have a dime to my name does this sound natural?
A: Completely natural!
Q: dime si conmigo quieres hacer travesuras? does this sound natural?
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