Quizzes Fact Box Photo Identification Famous Art Celebrities
Personal Links
Browse Quizzes
Search Quizzes

To Coin a Phrase

There are many common sayings that refer to coins. See if you can figure out what coin is mentioned in each of these phrases.


Quiz ID:#24135
Fun:*** (2.9)
Difficulty:* (0.49)
Category:Humanities > Linguistics
Created By:MarcM1098Aca*****




#1   What coin is mentioned in this phrase? "A _____ saved is a _____ earned."

#2   If you can stop quickly, you are said to "stop on a _____".

#3   When someone asks what you are thinking about, they say, "A _____ for your thoughts."

#4   To "put your two _____ in" means to offer your opinion.

#5   Historically, to "hang, draw, and _____" someone was a severe form of torture.

#6   Early variety stores were called "five and _____" stores.

#7   What coin is commonly mentioned in the phrase, "not worth a plugged _____"?

#8   Things that are cheap and easy to find are said to be "a _____ a dozen".

#9   Something expensive is said to "cost a pretty _____".

#10   To "_____" someone is to charge many small expenses that add up to a substantial amount.

#11   Complete this phrase: "_____ wise and pound foolish."

#12   "Two bits" is worth a _____.





You cannot read or post comments until you complete the quiz.

Back to Top
Online Now
7 users and 696 guests

Users In Chat
Follow Braingle!
Get a free account
  • Submit your own brain teasers
  • Vote on puzzles and track your favorites
  • Chat with other smart people
Sign up now!
Copyright © 1999-2017 | FAQ | Widgets | Links | Green | Subscribe | Contact | Privacy | Conditions | Advertise | Braingle Time: 9:41 am
Sign In Create a free account