What does the phrase 'a dime a dozen' mean?

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  • Dering
    Lv 6
    10 years ago
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    it means that something is very common and easy to come by

  • 10 years ago

    A Dime A Dozen means someone or something is cheap

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  • 10 years ago

    It refers to something that is overly abundant. So when I say "guitar players are a dime a dozen", it's like saying there are so many of them I could buy 12 of them for 10 cents. (not literally of course).

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    to say that something is a 'dime a dozen' is to say that it is very common

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  • 10 years ago

    It means that the object or person they're referring to is not worth very much (either in monetary terms or something else).

  • 10 years ago

    It means there are plenty of something to go around for everybody

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