S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen
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Translation Request

In British, how do you say "to nickel and dime" someone? Given the currencies involved, it seems very unlikely to me that the same phrase is used here.

It doesn't mean penny-pinching, since while saving money is involved, the phrase is really about petty trivialities in transactions.
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