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chicken feed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchicken feedˈchicken ˌfeed noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 LITTLE/NOT MUCHan amount of money that is so small that it is almost not worth having 🔊 The bank offered to lend us £1,000 but that’s chicken feed compared to what we need.
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chicken feedToday, the cheapest chicken feed consists of fishmeal, chicken feathers and chicken innards.The program will cost about $200 million to run, chicken feed compared to NASA's $16 billion budget.For the same reasons, the proposal also does not apply to chicken feed.She would lie, steal, cheat for Oliver: burning a few hundred pounds was chicken feed.The sum was chicken feed, and the more governmental corruption that went on there, the better.Most of the capital gains reported by these under-$ 50,000 taxpayers were chicken feed.
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