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- It cost me absolutely nix.
- The boss tried to bleed his employees for every penny they had.
- I often win money at cards but never save a penny `easy come, easy go' is my motto.
- As a rule of thumb, a one-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax raises$1 billion. Oil producers in President-elect Bush's adopted state of Texas, however, would rather see a tax on imported crude oil.
- We must account (to our employer) for every penny we spend during a business trip.
- If you go on living at this extravagant rate, you'll spend every penny you've got, and then you'll be in the soup.
- Begrudged every penny spent.
- I want you to account for each sum of the money you spent.
- But as I said at the beginning of this discussion you'll never get another cent out of me for any of your little unladylike schemes my double-dealing lady. "
- The cost of conducting the first head count was$ 44377.28--just over a penny per person.
- The american people carried out the movement of economization to support the anti-japanese war.
- Those women continued however to be skinflints and the men remained callously indifferent to those less fortunate than themselves.
- He spent his last cent.
- I'll bet you my bill double or nothing that I can bite my eye.
- I tell you you shall by no means come out from there until you have paid the very last lepton.