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for two pins
At the slightest provocation; for the smallest reason. Primarily heard in UK. I would cancel this party for two pins, but my husband has been looking forward to it all week. She'll drop this class for two pins, so you better convince her she loves it.
for two pinsmainly BRITISH, OLD-FASHIONED
If you say that for two pins you would do something, you mean that you would like to do it if you were able to, but you are not. His eyelids were heavy and the room was hot. For two pins he'd have fallen asleep there and then.
for two pins I'd, she'd, etc. —used to indicate that you are very tempted to do something, especially out of annoyance.
1997 Spectator Certainly it is a fierce dog…What is more, for two pins it would bite us again.