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

Translation of penny in Spanish:


  • 2
    plural pennies
    (cent coin) (in US, Canada) [colloquial]
    moneda (feminine) de un centavo
    centavo (masculine)
  • 3
    plural pennies
    (small sum) she hasn't a penny to her name
    no tiene un céntimo
    no tiene donde caerse muerta [colloquial]
    she cut him off without a penny
    no le dejó (ni) un céntimo
    it's worth every penny
    vale lo que cuesta
    you'll pay back every penny you owe me
    me pagarás hasta el último céntimo
    and not a penny more/less!
    ¡y ni un céntimo más/menos!
    pretty girls are ten or two a penny (British)
    chicas bonitas hay a montones [colloquial]
    a penny for them or for your thoughts
    ¿(en) qué estás pensando?
    to count the pennies
    mirar el dinero
    mirar la plata (South America) [colloquial]
    he keeps turning up like a bad penny
    te lo encuentras hasta en la sopa [colloquial]
    the penny (finally) dropped (British)
    al final se dio ( or me di etc. ) cuenta
    to be penny wise and or but pound foolish
    gastar a manos llenas y hacer economías en nimiedades
    to be worth/cost a pretty penny
    valer/costar un dineral
    to spend a penny (British) [colloquial]
    hacer pis [colloquial]
    in for a penny, in for a pound (British)
    de perdidos, al agua or ya que estamos en el baile, bailemos
    look after the pennies and the pounds will take care of or will look after themselves (British)
    a quien cuida la peseta nunca le falta un duro
    honest 1 rub 1 1
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