red cent

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red cent

The smallest possible amount of money. Primarily heard in US. I worked all of that overtime and never received a red cent for my efforts.
See also: cent, red
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

red cent

see under not worth a dime.
See also: cent, red
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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