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Expression: To earn a nickel #1 (permalink) Sat May 30, 2009 18:45 pm   Expression: To earn a nickel
 

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ESL/EFL Test #457 "English Slang Idioms (199)", question 1

"School is a major expense. I just had to ......... out $200 so that my daughter can go to the prom," Tony told his best friend.

(a) role
(b) dole
(c) ditch
(d) white

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #457 "English Slang Idioms (199)", answer 1

"School is a major expense. I just had to dole out $200 so that my daughter can go to the prom," Tony told his best friend.

Correct answer: (b) dole
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to earn a nickel idiomatic expretion?

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Expression: To earn a nickel #2 (permalink) Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:57 am   Expression: To earn a nickel
 

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To earn a nickel = to make a little money.
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