can count on the fingers of one hand

can count on the fingers of one hand

A phrase used to emphasize that something happens rarely. A: "She said that she watches your kids all the time." B: "Oh please! I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of times she's babysat for me." If you loaned Andy money, good luck getting it back. I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of times he's repaid me.
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can count something on the fingers of one hand

if you say that you can count things on the fingers of one hand, you are emphasizing that they are very rare I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of times she's actually offered to buy me a drink.
See also: can, count, finger, hand, of, on, one
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