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English definition of “(a) penny for your thoughts”

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(a) penny for your thoughts

said when you want to know what another person is thinking, usually because they have been quiet for a while
Translations of “(a) penny for your thoughts”
in Chinese (Traditional) 你在尋思甚麼呢…
in Chinese (Simplified) 你在寻思什么呢…
(Definition of (a) penny for your thoughts from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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