loose change

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loose change (uncountable)

  1. Coins of little value kept in one's pocket or bag.
  2. (idiomatic) A sum of money considered small or insignificant.
    • 2020 April 22, Richard Clinnick, “We are feeling positive”, in Rail, page 62:
      "For Haughley Junction, we are talking of rising cost estimates from £15m to £30m - that's loose change in rail terms. [...].

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