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  1. nickel-and-dime

    • IPA[ˌnik(ə)l(ə)nˈdīm]

    美式

    • v.
      greedily or unfairly charge (someone) many small amounts for minor services
    • adj.
      of little importance; petty
    • verb: nickel-and-dime, 3rd person present: nickel-and-dimes, gerund or present participle: nickel-and-diming, past tense: nickel-and-dimed, past participle: nickel-and-dimed

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. greedily or unfairly charge (someone) many small amounts for minor services we don't nickel-and-dime our customers like some vendors that charge extra for every little utility

    形容詞

    • 1. of little importance; petty the only games this weekend are nickel-and-dime stuff
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    • IPA[ˌnɪkl(ə)n(d)ˈdʌɪm]

    英式

    • v.
      greedily or unfairly charge (someone) many small amounts for minor services: we don't nickel-and-dime our customers like some vendors that charge extra for every little utility
    • adj.
      of little importance: the only games this weekend are nickel-and-dime stuff

    Oxford Dictionary