English version

loose change

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishloose changeloose changePECcoins that you have in your bag or pocket loose
Examples from the Corpus
loose changeArnold bought the club out of loose change.Bunny felt in his pocket, fiddling for loose change.I fished around in my handbag, coming up with some loose change.Pockets were emptied of loose change, parcels scanned as if for a malignant tumour and handbags rifled for evidence of evil intent.A sharp eyed youngster should have no difficulty in spotting the loose change, that so often litter such areas.Carry some loose change to make emergency public telephone calls.She would bring her loose change to Rachaela for translation into fifty-pence pieces and pounds.Last night his hourly wage, about £8 in loose change was nicked from under his nose by scavenging ragamuffins.
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