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spend a penny

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspend a pennyspend a pennyBritish English spoken old-fashionedHBH to urinate – used when you want to avoid saying this directly spend
Examples from the Corpus
spend a pennyYou do not spend a penny.Raising cash to spend a penny A CO-OPERATIVE of local councils could help reopen Langbaurgh's public toilets, a councillor claims.My father said not to spend a penny more than I need.Weeks she'd been badly, and he wouldn't hear of spending a penny on a doctor.
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