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two-bit

Insignificant. "Two bits" is a term for 25 cents, based on an older division of a dollar into eight "bits." Oh, Frank's just a two-bit criminal—he never could have masterminded an elaborate scheme like this.

two-bit

mod. cheap; small-time. Max is just a two-bit pusher. I want Mr. Big.
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We got an old tin lantern, and a butcher-knife with- out any handle, and a bran-new Barlow knife worth two bits in any store, and a lot of tallow candles, and a tin candlestick, and a gourd, and a tin cup, and a ratty old bedquilt off the bed, and a reticule with needles and pins and beeswax and buttons and thread and all such truck in it, and a hatchet and some nails, and a fishline as thick as my little finger with some mon- strous hooks on it, and a roll of buckskin, and a leather dog-collar, and a horseshoe, and some vials of medicine that didn't have no label on them; and just as we was leaving I found a tolerable good curry-comb, and Jim he found a ratty old fiddle-bow, and a wooden leg.
I reckon he WAS hungry, for he made about two bites of it.
Lucy didn't mind that much, for the cake was so pretty, she thought it was rather a pity to eat it; but Tom, watching his opportunity while the elders were talking, hastily stowed it in his mouth at two bites, and chewed it furtively.
21 December 2018 - Los Angeles, US-based education nonprofits LA Makerspace and Imagination.org has merged with US-based 501(c) (3) nonprofit educational organisation Two Bit Circus Foundation, unifying their efforts to provide students of all means with access to STEAM education, the companies said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 21, 2018-Education Nonprofits LA Makerspace and Imagination.org Merge with Two Bit Circus Foundation
If they start arming themselves where there is no need even the two bit criminals will invest in more sophisticated weapons and overall would just make shootings more common.
The STEAM Carnival was created by Two Bit Circus, a Los Angeles-based engineering and entertainment company that creates high-tech games for clients like Intel and the arcade restaurant Dave & Buster's.
It's not as if he's at some two bit club and has suddenly been offered one shot at the big time.
The Nixon campaign denied any involvement and the administration dismissed the break-in as "a two bit burglary." Nixon was re-elected in November; beating Democrat George McGovern in a landslide.
The seven products are: HMC273MS10G five bit, 1 to 31 dB; HMC307QS16G five bit, 1 to 31 dB; HMC306MS10 five bit, 0.5 to 15.5 dB; HMC230MS8 three bit, 4 to 28 dB; HMC288MS8 three bit, 2 to 14 dB; HMC290 two bit, 2 to 6 dB; and HMC291 two bit, 4 to 12 dB.
Every scrap of two bit detective work and dead ends have been left in a box.
Little should have had his third midway through the second half with two bites at a Liam Rowan corner.
"For example, if one of us was going to eat a food that has very high calories, we would tell them to eat one or two bites, but to eat those one or two bites with awareness, so they are getting the most pleasure out of those one to two bites.
Professor Tim Child, from the University of Oxford and medical director of Oxford Fertility, said the technique offers patients and scientists "two bites of the cherry".
In two bites of a mini flapjack, this is over too soon.