ten a penny

idiom

British, informal
: very common
Thrillers are ten a penny these days.

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“Ten a penny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ten%20a%20penny. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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