that and a dollar will get you a cup of coffee
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Implying that a dollar is the cost for the coffee, leaving the other item worthless.
- (chiefly US) A comment used to imply that either previously stated information, an ability, or an item, are of no value.
- So you can name all the Chinese provinces? That and a dollar will get you a cup of coffee.
There is a large variation in the monetary value mentioned, with a dollar being one of the more common. The product to be purchased may also vary.