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Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative.
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Meaning of a dime a dozen in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A DIME A DOZEN

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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A DIME A DOZEN

a dime a dozen
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WORDS RELATING TO «A DIME A DOZEN»

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一毛钱一打
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a montones
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a dime a dozen
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एक पैसा भी एक दर्जन
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من عشرة سنتات
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пруд пруди
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um centavo de uma dúzia
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treize à la douzaine
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ein Dutzend
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ありふれたもの
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다스 십센트
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có hàng tá
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una monetina una dozzina
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liku
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греблю гати
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un ban de o duzină
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μια δεκάρα μια δωδεκάδα
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Translator English - Afrikaans

´n sent ´n dosyn
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en dime ett dussin
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en krone et dusin
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The term «a dime a dozen» is very widely used and occupies the 13.122 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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5 QUOTES WITH «A DIME A DOZEN»

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Tom Hanks
Actors with political views are a dime a dozen.
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Douglas Leone
Guys like me on the investor side are a dime a dozen.
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Krist Novoselic
But remember, guitar players are a dime a dozen.
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Joe Pantoliano
Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative.
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Brad Pitt
Heartthrobs are a dime a dozen.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A DIME A DOZEN»

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A Dime a Dozen
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
autorNikki Grimes, 1998
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A Dime a Dozen
Previously published: Eugene, Or.: Harvest House, c2003.
autorMindy Starns Clark, 2011
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A Dime a Dozen: The True Story of Twelve Siblings Victimized ...
A Dime a Dozen, by Robert and Shelly Theodore and Georgia Theodore Roberts, is the true account of twelve brothers and sisters traumatized by years of physical and verbal abuse and neglect inflicted by those who were supposed to have loved ...
autorRobert Theodore, Shelly S. Theodore, Georgia Roberts, 2009
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From a Dime a Dozen to Priceless: An Orphan's 70 Year Quest ...
This book is intended for open-minded adults, parents, teachers, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, law enforcement and justice officials, and perhaps Christians who might just want to read the mother of all testimonies.
autorSteve A. Mizera, 2012
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Lawyers Are a Dime a Dozen: It's Chimpanzees That Are Hard ...
But no character was more fabulous than Jack, in whose cause the author learned the humility expressed by the title of this book.
autorWilliam Wolf, 1999
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Mind and Morals: Essays on Cognitive Science and Ethics
Pareto- efficient states are a dime a dozen, and there is little temptation to regard every such state as normatively acceptable. (For example, an allocation whereby one agent gets everything in the economy and all others get nothing is Pareto ...
autorLarry May, Marilyn Friedman, Andy Clark, 1996
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Strategic Management for Tourism Communities: Bridging the Gaps
This is supported later in the same volume by Rock, who examines entrepreneurship from the viewpoint of a venture capitalist. He feels that 'good ideas and products are a dime a dozen. Good execution and good management - in a word, ...
autorPeter E. Murphy, Ann E. Murphy, 2004
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The Innovator's Sourcebook
It might be the case that ideas are a dime a dozen for the established players in markets. They have the funds and they have a much larger margin of error. With novice entrepreneurs we are talking about ideas that need to be truly original and  ...
autorDan Roberts
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An American Poet
They say I'm a dime a dozen. My financial future seems over. But I have the power to rise to the top. Pure power and adrenaline. I can make these dreams real. I'm like a lion. This life takes courage. Even when there is nothing there it takes ...
autorGabriel Zeldis, 2011
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Language Boosters, Gr. 3, eBook
There are 10 tens in one hundred. There are ______ hundreds in one thousand. a. 10 b. 20 c. 30 Write the correct word choice in the sentence below. Please study your math now. fax facts The baseball card is easy to get. It is a dime a dozen.
autorCarmen S. Jones, Dorothy Ly, 2009
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A DIME A DOZEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a dime a dozen is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bacon, eggs and coffee cost $20?
... novelty columnists are a dime a dozen — I'll likely never have to pay $20 for a plate of bacon and eggs as long as I'm here. And that's a pretty ... «Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Auto Biography: Middletown man's '59 Rambler boasts airbrushed …
[Muscle cars] are a dime a dozen, but this is a different story." — pelswort@providencejournal.com. (401) 277-7403. On Twitter: @peterelsworth ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
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NYNE Aqua submersible Bluetooth speaker review
Bluetooth speakers today are a dime a dozen, and submersible speakers are no different. Remember all of those waterproof speakers shown ... «androidandme.com, Jul 15»
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What Does the Character You Play in World of Warcraft Say About …
They're a dime a dozen. As such, you get a ton of variety in terms of players' abilities. You have the superstar damage dealers who are capable ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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The Peak Oil Crisis: The Buoyancy Solution
Cons are a dime a dozen. There's a new one almost every day. And Tom Whipple and Sterling Allan are going to fall for almost all of them! «Falls Church News Press, Jul 15»
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Slideshow: Heart Rocks Rosemont Theater in Chicagoland
Zeppelin tribute bands have become a dime a dozen as of late, a virtual cottage industry. Granted, Ann and Nancy Wilson could possibly ... «HollywoodChicago.com, Jul 15»
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10 celeb entrepreneurs who turned fame into fortune
Celebrity endorsements are a dime a dozen. Throw enough money at most movie or sports personalities and they're willing to put their name ... «AsiaOne, Jul 15»
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Eaux Claires an 'artist-driven' festival
... in an environment where Summerfest is right next door in Milwaukee a few weeks prior and music festivals seem a dime a dozen nationwide. «Wisconsin Gazette, Jul 15»
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Review: A Partisan Church, Part II
... that many post-Vatican II theologians got off track, and that “prophetic” visions were a dime a dozen and often just as accomodationist as they ... «National Catholic Reporter, Jul 15»
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7 Character Traits Every Entrepreneur Should Cultivate
A strong sense of self will also provide critical confidence in the entrepreneurial world, where talented, driven people are a dime a dozen. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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