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be a snip

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe a snipbe a snipBritish English informalCHEAP to be surprisingly cheap At £20 for a dozen, they’re a snip. snip
Examples from the Corpus
be a snipLochsong was a snip at the weights in last year's Tote-Portland Handicap but no horse stands out this time.The new computer package is a snip at only £599 plus tax.After a cut, the plug is snipped out by a special enzyme, the molecules link up and the clot forms.The rest was snipped off, using fine scissors.At £80, this is a snip.For Diana, a heavy tweed jacket for draughty Balmoral would be a snip at £9.95.
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