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penny
British English: /ˈpɛni/
American English: /ˈpɛni/

Translation of penny in German:

noun pl. usu. pennies
for separate coins
pence
for sum of money

  • 1 (British coin, monetary unit)
    Penny, der
    fifty pence
    fünfzig Pence
    two/five/ten/twenty/fifty pence [piece]
    (Zwei-/Fünf-/Zehn-/Zwanzig-/Fünfzigpencestück das, -münze die)
    halfpenny
  • 2 (American English) [colloquial] (one-cent coin)
    Cent, der
    Centstück, das
  • 3keep turning up like a bad penny
    immer wieder auftauchen
    the penny has dropped [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    der Groschen ist gefallen [colloquial]
    pennies from heaven
    ein warmer Regen [figurative] [colloquial]
    in for a penny, in for a pound
    [proverb]
    wennschon, dennschon [colloquial]
    a pretty penny
    eine hübsche od. schöne Stange Geld [colloquial]
    I was not a penny the worse
    [figurative]
    es hat mich nichts gekostet [figurative]
    take care of the pence or pennies
    im Kleinen sparen
    take care of the pence or pennies, and the pounds will look after themselves
    spare im Kleinen, dann hast du im Großen
    not have two pennies to rub together
    keinen roten Heller haben
    look twice at every penny
    jeden Cent dreimal umdrehen
    a penny for your thoughts
    woran denkst du [gerade]?
    something is two or ten a penny
    etwas gibt es wie Sand am Meer [colloquial]
    be penny wise
    im Kleinen sparsam sein
    be penny wise and pound foolish
    im Kleinen sparsam und im Großen verschwenderisch sein
    am falschen Ende sparen count1 2 1, → honest 5, → name 1 1, → spend 1

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