twopence


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not give twopence

To not give in the slightest (about something or someone). Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I don't give twopence how you get it done, just make sure the deed to that estate is in my possession within a fortnight! I know that Jeremy has a crush on me, but to be honest I couldn't give twopence for him.
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not care twopence

To not care in the slightest (about something or someone). Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I don't care twopence how you get it done, just make sure the deed to that estate is in my possession within a fortnight! I know that Jeremy has a crush on me, but to be honest I couldn't care twopence for him.
See also: care, not, twopence

not matter twopence

To not matter in the slightest; to be totally unimportant. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. It doesn't matter twopence how you get it done, just make sure the deed to that estate is in my possession within a fortnight! She doesn't come from an upper class background, but it wouldn't matter twopence whether she were the Queen of Sheba or a beggar in the street: I love her, and that's all I care about!
See also: matter, not, twopence

(one's) twopence (worth)

One's ideas, opinions, or point of view. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. If anyone wants to hear Dr Sanders' twopence worth about the anti-vaccination debate, you can tune in to his podcast this Friday. I'd just like to put in my twopence worth before we finish up the meeting, if I may.
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give (one's) twopence (worth)

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

put in (one's) twopence (worth)

To share one's opinion, idea, or point of view, regardless of whether or not others want to hear it. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I find Jeff's husband a bit trying at times. He always has to put in his twopence, even when it's clear he knows nothing about what's being discussed. If I can just put in my twopence worth, I think the staff would really appreciate a bump in their pay, and productivity would increase as a result.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Rob Fennah wrote both the stageplay versions of Twopence To Cross The Mersey and By The Waters Of Liverpool.
Now Royal Mint chiefs have asked post offices to appeal to customers to bring in twopences.
The twopence spent on the latter titles I found was money well spent for each gave hours of amusement - even though my parents tried hard to convert me to the more educational Boys Own.
ST HELENS TWOPENCE TO CROSS THE MERSEY: The new stage play version of Helen Forrester's Twopence to Cross the Mersey is returning to St Helens following a hugely successful six-week tour in Spring 2015.
The French people were devils for jam and when we were out for five days we used to sell them a lot of it at four tins for a franc, which was twopence halfpenny a tin.
I was born in Sparkhill and the high spot of the week was Saturday afternoon when my brothers and friends went to the Springfield Cinema in Stratford Road - it was twopence entrance fee and a halfpenny to spend.
The "Commersh" was a Tetley's house, and when I began my drinking days around 1959, bitter was one shilling and twopence a pint - the equivalent of 6p now.
With Rob's connections at the Liverpool Empire, through his musical, Twopence to Cross the Mersey, it seemed the perfect venue to put it on.
Twopence to the movies, only once a week Greatest films of all were shown there Penny for an ice-cream, penny for the bus You got a great day out for fourpence, anywhere.
But O'Neill described Wenger's comments as "graceless and absolutely remarkable," adding: "John Gregory had his twopence worth as well on Tuesday by saying he hopes we'll cross the halfway line in the second leg.
THEATRE Twopence to Cross the Mersey Helen Forrester's hugely successful story is back at the Royal Court.
Or do customers expect to have all the fat cut from all the joints and thrown on one side to be sold in bulk at twopence a pound when it has been bought at the same price as the lean meat?
PRODUCERS of Twopence to Cross the Mersey are planning to create a sequel to the hit musical, currently playing at the Liverpool Empire.
THE life story of Twopence to Cross the Mersey author Helen Forrester is set to be told in a new biography penned by her son.
THEATRE: The musical version of Helen Forrester's autobiography, Twopence to Cross the Mersey returns to the Empire with a revised script.