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chicken feed

Translation of chicken feed in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [colloquial/familiar] una miseria [colloquial/familiar], calderilla (feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Surely it's not for the £500,000 paid for the serialisation rights - pure chicken feed to Britain's richest footballer.
    • If the member calls $20 million chicken feed, then the Government should be paying the extra $16 million.
    • But that absolutely is chicken feed compared to the numbers that will be paid through a highly negotiated collective arrangement.

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