shilling's-worth

shilling's-worth
shilling's-worth[´ʃiliʃz¸wə:u] n нещо на стойност (за) един шилинг; a \shilling's-worth of plums сливи за един шилинг; to get a good \shilling's-worth получавам нещо добро за парите си.

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