be ten a penny

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be ten a penny

To be very common, ordinary, or widespread. At first they were quite novel and interesting, but now these little organic cafés are getting to be ten a penny. Trashy crime novels like his are ten a penny, but at least he's doing what he loves.
See also: penny, ten
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