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1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

The address of the White House, the residence of the president of the United States of America, used to refer to the White House or the presidency itself. Primarily heard in US. 1600 Penn. Ave. has not yet taken an official stance on this issue.
See also: avenue

(one's) two penn'orth

One's ideas, opinions, or point of view. ("Penn'orth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. If anyone wants to hear Dr Sanders' two penn'orth about the anti-vaccination debate, you can tune in to his podcast this Friday. I'd just like to put in my two penn'orth before we finish up the meeting, if I may.
See also: two

stick in (one's) two penn'orth

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. ("Penn'orth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always has to stick in his two penn'orth, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just stick in my two penn'orth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
See also: stick, two

give (one's) two penn'orth

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. ("Penn'orth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always has to give his two penn'orth, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just give my two penn'orth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
See also: give, two

add (one's) two penn'orth

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. ("Penn'orth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always has to add his two penn'orth, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just add my two penn'orth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
See also: add, two

put in (one's) two penn'orth

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. ("Penn'orth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. I find Jeff a bit trying at times. He always has to put in his two penn'orth, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just put in my two penn'orth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
See also: put, two

put in (one's) two pennyworth

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. ("pennyworth" is a contraction of "pennies' worth.") Primarily heard in UK. I find Jeff a bit trying at times. He always has to put in his two pennyworth, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just put in my two pennyworth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
See also: pennyworth, put, two

your two penn'orth

BRITISH, OLD-FASHIONED
Your two penn'orth is your opinion about something, even if nobody has asked you for it. I'm just putting my two penn'orth in, that's all. Note: People sometimes replace two with another number. The meeting dragged on for more than five hours to ensure that they all had their four penn'orth. Note: The usual American expression is your two cents' worth. Note: `Two penn'orth' means `two pennies' worth'.
See also: two

put in your two ˈpennyworth/ˈpenn’orth

(British English) (American English put in your two ˈcents’ worth) (informal) give your opinion about something, even if other people do not want to hear it: I expect you’ve already made up your mind, but I’ll put in my two pennyworth anyway.The public will get a chance to put in their two cents’ worth at a public hearing.
See also: pennyworth, put, two
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